Breastfeeding Supports

Do you need help with breastfeeding? Do you have questions about your baby? Come to a FREE Drop-in!

Baby symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding and Well baby supportParenting in Ottawa Drop-ins: Public Health Nurses offer support for breastfeeding and healthy growth and development from prenatal to age 6.

Breastfeeding symbol Breastfeeding Support Drop-ins: Lactation Consultants offer breastfeeding support.

Schedule may change. 

Closed on statutory holidays.*

Monday

Type Time Location and Details
Baby symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding and Well baby support

9:30 to 11 am

 

Ottawa Public Library – Cumberland Branch
1599 Tenth Line

For more information: 613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Breastfeeding symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding support

Noon to 2:30 pm

South East Ottawa Community Health Centre
1355 Bank Street, Suite 701
613-737-5115

Specifics: 
All nursing mothers and babies welcome.
A Registered Dietician is usually available to answer family nutrition questions.

Baby symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding and Well baby support

1:30 to 3 pm

South Nepean Satellite Community Centre
4100 Strandherd Drive, Barrhaven

For more information: 613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Baby symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding and Well baby support

1:30 to 3 pm

 Closed August 29, 2016

Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre
Carleton Ontario Early Years Centre
2 MacNeil Court

For more information: 613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

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Tuesday

Type Time Location and Details
Breastfeeding symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding support

 

 1 to 2:30 pm

Queensway Carleton Hospital Childbirth Centre
3045 Baseline Road
613-721-2000, ext. 4816

Specifics
Bring Provincial Health Card
Babies will be seen for up to 3 weeks after hospital discharge
Open on statutory holidays*

Baby symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding and Well baby support

1 to 3 pm

Closed December 27, 2016

Andrew Fleck Ontario Early Years Centre Ottawa South
2330 Don Reid Dr

For more information: 613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Breastfeeding symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding support

1 to 3 pm

Ontario Early Years Centre: Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre 
1365 Richmond Road
613-820-4922, ext. 3650 
 Breastfeeding symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding support  1 to 3 pm Centretown Community Health Centre
420 Cooper Street

613-233-4443

Baby symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding and Well baby support

1:30 to 3 pm

Closed December 27, 2016

Centretown Community Health Centre
420 Cooper Street

For more information: 613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Baby symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding and Well baby support

2 to 3:30 pm

Open only:

June 21, July 19, August 16, September 20, October 18, November 15, and December 20, 2016.

Carlington Community Health Centre
900 Merivale Rd, 1st floor

For more information: 613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

 Breastfeeding symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding support

 1:30 to 3 pm 

Closed August 2, 2016

 Vanier Community Service Centre
270 Marier Avenue
613-744-2892, ext. 1432

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Wednesday

Type Time Location and Details
Baby symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding and Well baby support

9:30 to 10:30 am

Kinburn Community Centre
3045 Kinburn Side Road

For more information: 613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Breastfeeding symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding support 12:30 to 2 pm
Carlington Community Health Centre
900 Merivale Road
613-722-4000, ext. 319
Breastfeeding symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding support

1:30 to 3 pm

Somerset West Community Health Centre
55 Eccles Street
613-238-8210

Specifics: For families living within the areas of Island Park Drive, Carling Avenue, 
Bay Street, Lyon Street and the Ottawa River

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Thursday

Type Time Location and Details
Baby symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding and Well baby support

9:30 to 11:30 am

Rideau-Rockcliffe Community Resource Centre
225 Donald Street

For more information: 613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Baby symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding and Well baby support

9:30 to 11am

Live and Learn Resource Centre
8243 Victoria Street -RR3

For more information: 613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Baby symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding and Well baby support

10 to 11:30 am

Ottawa Public Library: Beaverbrook Branch
2500 Campeau Drive

For more information: 613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Breastfeeding symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding support

Noon to 2:30 pm

 

South East Ottawa Community Health Centre
1355 Bank Street, Suite 701
613-737-5115

Specifics:
All nursing mothers and babies welcome. 
A Registered Dietician is usually available to answer family nutrition questions.

Baby symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding and Well baby support

Breastfeeding symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding support

1:30 to 3 pm

Ontario Early Years Centre: Orleans Cumberland Community Resource Centre
105-240 Centrum Boulevard, Orléans

For more information: 613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

or

613-830-4357

 Breastfeeding symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding support

1:30 to 3 pm

Open only on:
May 5 and 19,
June 2 and 16,
July 7 and 21,
August 4 and 18,
September 1 and 15,
October 6 and 20,
November 3 and 17 and
December 1 and 15, 2016.

City View Centre for Family and Child Services
1099 Longfields Drive
613-823-8244

Baby symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding and Well baby support

 1:30 to 3:30 pm

Closed August 4, 2016

Vanier Community Service Centre

270 Marier Avenue

For more information: 613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

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Friday

Type Time Location and Details
Baby symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding and Well baby support 9:30 to 11 am

Rideauview Community Centre
4310 Shoreline Drive, Riverside South

For more information: 613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

 

 

Baby symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding and Well baby support

Breastfeeding symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding support

9:30 to 11 am
 

Ontario Early Years Centre
Pinecrest- Queensway Health and Community Services 
1365 Richmond Road

For more information: 613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

or

613-820-4922, ext. 3650 

 

Baby symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding and Well baby support

9:30 to 11 am

Closed  from June 17, 2016 until further notice

Richmond Arena
6095 Perth Street

For more information: 613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

Breastfeeding symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding support 1:30 to 3 pm

Ontario Early Years Centre: Canadian Mothercraft of Ottawa
475 Evered Avenue
613-728-1839, ext. 0

 

 

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Saturday

Type Time Location and Details

Baby symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding and Well baby support

Breastfeeding symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding support

10 am to 12:30 pm

 

Ontario Early Years Centre: Canadian Mothercraft of Ottawa 
475 Evered Avenue

For more information: 613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

or

613-728-1839, ext. 0

Specifics: For babies 0-1 years old

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Sunday

Type Time Location and Details

Baby symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding and Well baby support

Breastfeeding symbol indicating location offers breastfeeding support

10 am to 12:30 pm

St-Laurent Complex
525 Côté Street

For more information: 613-PARENTS (613-727-3687)

or

613-742-6767

Specifics: For babies 0-1 years old

Breastfeeding resources in Ottawa

  • ParentinginOttawa.ca at 613-Parents (613-727-3687). Public Health Nurses are available Monday to Friday, 9 am to 4 pm
  • La Leche League Canada – Ottawa Chapter, 613-238-5919: For breastfeeding information and support, 7 days a week, visit www.lllc.ca, or e-mail lllcottawa@gmail.com.
  • For private lactation consultant services, visit www.ovlc.net. There is a fee for these services.
  • Telehealth Ontario, 1-866-797-0000, access to expert advice and support for breastfeeding 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Ottawabreastfeeds.ca, provides Ottawa and regional families with easy access to information about the many sources of breastfeeding support 
  • Your doctor or midwife

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