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Durham Region Breastfeeding Coalition Breastfeeding Resources in Durham Region

Durham Region Health Department

Free telephone advice and one to one breastfeeding support by Public Health Nurses

Durham Health Connection Line
Toll Free #: 1-800-841-2729

Telehealth Ontario
24/7 Breastfeeding Supports
TTY: 1-866-797-0007

FREE Drop-In Breastfeeding Support Groups

Barefoot Health
Clinic led by IBCLC
375 Finley Ave. Suite 201, Ajax
Wednesday 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Durham Region Health Department
Drop-in support group
Whitby Mall, (2nd Floor, West Lang Tower)
Thickson Road & Hwy. #2
Thursdays 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Ontario Early Years Centre
Drop-in support group
45 Westside Drive, Bowmanville
(located inside Dr. Ross Tilley School)
Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Oshawa Community Health Centre
Breastfeeding Buddies & Drop-in Support Group
115 Grassmere Ave., Oshawa
Friday 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
905-723-0036 ext 211

Rouge Valley Health System
Drop-in support group
Ajax-Pickering Hospital site
Tuesday 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
905-683-2320 ext. 1597

Precious Connections
Drop-in for parents under 26
Ajax Youth Centre 360 Bayly St. W Ajax
Wednesday 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Breastfeeding Group (For Young Mothers)
Drop-in for parents under 26
Rose of Durham, 200 Bond St. W., Oshawa
Tuesday 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

La Leche League Canada

Free telephone counselling and drop-in groups (daytime & evening) provided by trained volunteer leaders.
For details of times and location visit visit or call:

Shannon 905-426-1741
Donna 905-427-8063
Jennifer 289-275-1776
Kate 905-493-2333

Pam 905-728-7463
Louise 905-723-0542

Karen 905-862-3303

Port Hope
Mel 705-772-8861

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May 2014 (updated annually)


For more information about the use of different products, chemicals, drugs, herbs and infectious agents call 1-877-439-2744

Childbirth & Breastfeeding Services

Various fees include prenatal instruction on breastfeeding.

Ajax-Pickering Hospital site
905-683-2320 ext.1226

Barefoot Health

Childbirth Education Services

CHOICES Childbirth Services

Discover Birth Lamaze & Doula Services

Durham Lactation Centre

Dynamic Balance Chiropractic

Lakeridge Health Oshawa Site
905-576-8711 ext. 4116

Lamaze Prepared Childbirth

Kawartha Lamaze
905-985-7321 ext. 5525

Port Perry Lamaze

Breast Pumps & Lactation Aids - Rentals & Sales

Breast Is Best, Pickering 905-837-5439
Home Healthcare, Courtice 905-721-0004
Pharmasave, Courtice 905-432-8888
Donna Schinkel, Pickering 905-427-9547
Durham Medical, Oshawa 905-728-1112
Rexall Pharmacy, Uxbridge 905-852-6155
Shoppers Drug Mart, Port Perry 905-985-8886
Shoppers Drug Mart, Port Hope 905-885-1294
Shoppers Health Care, Whitby 905-579-5300
Shoppers Home, Ajax 905-427-4171
Total Health Pharmacy, Whitby 905-433-2111
WiggleBums, Oshawa 905-721-2471


Fees covered by Ministry of Health

Community Care, Oshawa 905-723-6088
Durham Midwives, Ajax 905-427-4507
Sages Femmes, Pickering 905-409-6447
New Life, Courtice 905-419-3232
Uxbridge Community Midwives 905-862-3535

Durham Parents of Multiple Births 1-888-358-5145

Lactation Consultants

Various fees: make home visits and help manage both
normal and complex breastfeeding problems. visit

June Martin RN, *IBCLC 905-686-7758
Suzanne MacKinnon, *IBCLC 905-668-2906
Melisande Neal, *IBCLC 705-772-8861
Eileen Park M.Sc., ND., *IBCLC 905-619-3737
Donna Schinkel LC 905-427-9547

* International Board Certified Lactation Consultants