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Breastfeeding Matters: An important guide to breastfeeding for women and their families website 

http://www.beststart.org/resources/breastfeeding/index.html

This booklet will help women and their families navigate from prenatal decisions to breastfeed, through early breastfeeding experiences, to confidence and success. Topics covered include: making an informed decision, getting started, learning to breastfeed, expression and storage, common concerns and where to get help. The booklet was tested by many pregnant and breastfeeding families and contains some of their quotes. Additional topics: Blocked Ducts, Mastitis, and Thrush are covered in three down-loadable fact sheets.

La Leche League website

http://www.lllc.ca/

    • Provides a list of frequently asked questions. Go to “Breastfeeding Info” and search for “frequently asked questions.”
    • See Windsor Essex County Breastfeeding Resources below for local La Leche League support.

 

Dr. Jack Newman website

http://www.drjacknewman.com/

    • Provides articles and video clips in various languages. Go to online information to access these resources.
    • You can also email breastfeeding questions to Dr. Jack Newman or Edith Kernerman.

 

breastfeeding mom   Windsor Essex County Breastfeeding Resources

  

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit

http://www.wechealthunit.org/

    • Provides breastfeeding education, telephone support, and hands-on support from the prenatal period until weaning. All services are provided by Public Health Nurses.
        • Breastfeeding Help Line - To access Helpline services call: 519-258-2146 ext. 1350 (Mon. – Fri. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.).
        • Breastfeeding Clinic - one-on-one breastfeeding support, call: 519-258-2146 ext. 1350, to book an appointment in our Windsor, Essex or Leamington office.
        • Prenatal Breastfeeding Classes - For dates and locations call: 519-258-2146 ext. 1340.
        • Healthy Babies Healthy Children Home Visiting Program – To make a referral to program call: 519-258-2146 ext. 1350.

 

Leamington District Memorial Hospital Newborn Clinic

http://www.leamingtonhospital.com/general/default.asp

    • Provides hands-on breastfeeding support for babies up to 6 weeks.
        • Services are for clients who give birth at Leamington hospital.
        • For more information call: 519-326-2373 ext. 4131.

 

Windsor Regional Hospital – Met Campus Maternal Newborn Clinic

http://www.wrh.on.ca/Site_Published/wrh_internet/RichText.aspx?Body.QueryId.Id=26246&LeftNav.QueryId.Categories=170.

    • Provides hands-on breastfeeding support for babies up to 6 weeks of age.
        • Services are for clients who give birth at Met hospital.
        • For more information call: 519-254-5577 ext. 52231.

           

Victorian Order of Nurses (VON)

http://www.von.ca/en/NationalDirectory/branch.aspx?BranchId=45 

    • Provides breastfeeding education from the prenatal period through baby’s first year of life.
        • Prenatal Breastfeeding classes are taught by a lactation consultant.
        • Other services are provided by Registered Nurses.
        • For more information call: 519-254-4866 (a fee may be charged).

  

La Leche League

http://www.lllc.ca/

    • Provides breastfeeding education and telephone support. At monthly meetings hands-on support is offered.
        • Mother-to-mother support
        • For more information contact one of the following leaders:
              • Diana: 519-736-3058
              • Michelle: 519-682-2360
              • Helen: 519-948-1968
              • Stacey: 519-962-2177
              • Karen: 519-825-7555

 

Doulas

    • Provide breastfeeding education, telephone support, and hands-on support from the prenatal period until baby is 6 weeks old.
        • A fee is charged.
        • To locate a qualified doula in the area contact the following professional agencies:

 

Midwives

    • Provide breastfeeding education, telephone support, and hands-on support from the prenatal period until baby is 6 weeks old.
        • Services are for current clients of midwives.
        • To locate a qualified midwife in the area contact the following professional agencies:          

           

Teen Health Centre

http://www.teenhealthcentre.com/

    • Provides breastfeeding education and telephone support from the prenatal period until weaning.
        • Services provided by Registered Nurses.
        • Services are for teen moms up to the age of 24.
        • For more information call: 519-253-8481.

  

Sunparlour Pregnancy Resource Centre

http://www.pregnancycentre.net/index.htm 

    • Provides breastfeeding education, telephone support, and hands-on support from the prenatal period until weaning.
        • Services are provided by Registered Nurses.
        • For more information call: 519-946-9966.

 

 

Asian Mother Breastfeeding   Regional Breastfeeding Information Lines

 

Motherisk

http://www.motherisk.org/women/index.jsp

    • To access Motherisk services call: 1-877-439-2744
    • Provides information about medication and illness when pregnant or breastfeeding.

 

Telehealth Ontario

http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/public/programs/telehealth/

    • To access Telehealth Ontario call: 1-866-797-0000 (TTY 1-866-797-0007).
    • Registered Nurses are available to answer questions 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week.

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