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Durham Region Health Department

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

Durham Health Connection Line
905-666-6241
Toll Free #: 1-800-841-2729

Drop-In Breastfeeding Support Groups

Free breastfeeding discussion groups

Barefoot Health
375 Finley Ave. Suite 201, Ajax
Wednesday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
905-619-3737

Durham Region Health Department
Whitby Mall, (2nd Floor, West Lang Tower)
Thickson Road & Hwy. #2
Thursdays 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
905-666-6241

Ontario Early Years Centre
45 Westside Drive, Bowmanville
(located inside Dr. Ross Tilley School)
Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
905-666-6241

Oshawa Community Health Centre
115 Grassmere Ave., Oshawa
Friday 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
905-723-0036

Rouge Valley Health System
Ajax-Pickering Hospital
site
Tuesday 1:30pm - 3:00pm
905-683-2320 ext. 1597

La Leche League Canada

Free telephone counselling and drop-in groups (daytime & evening) provided by trained volunteer leaders.

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

Oshawa/Whitby
Pam 905-728-7463
Louise 905-723-0542
Adrianne acolby@rogers.com
Suzanne 905-668-2906

Uxbridge
Karen 905-862-3303

For more information visit www.lllc.ca

Lactation Consultants

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

June Martin*, R.N., 905-686-7758
Eileen Park*, M.Sc., ND., 905-619-3737
Donna Schinkel LC, 905-427-9547
Suzanne MacKinnon* IBCLC, 905-668-2906

* International Board Certified Lactation Consultants

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

Please photocopy as needed
April 2013 (updated annually)

www.durhambreastfeeding.ca

Motherisk

For more information about the use of different products, chemicals, drugs, herbs and infectious agents call 1-416-813-6780

Childbirth & Breastfeeding Services

Various fees include prenatal instruction on breastfeeding.

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

Barefoot Health
905-619-3737

Childbirth Education Services
905-686-7758

CHOICES Childbirth Services
905-420-0223

Discover Birth Lamaze & Doula Services
1-877-BIRTH36

Durham Lactation Centre
905-427-9547

Dynamic Balance Chiropractic
905-686-0960

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

Lamaze Prepared Childbirth
905-723-7373

Kawartha Lamaze
905-985-7321 ext. 5525

Port Perry Lamaze
905-706-0621

Breast Pumps & Lactation Aids - Rentals & Sales

Breast is Best (Pickering) 905-837-5439
Courtice 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 Health Care (Whitby) 905-579-5300
Shoppers Home (Ajax) 905-427-4171
Total Health Pharmacy (Whitby) 905-433-2111
WiggleBums (Oshawa) 905-721-2471

Free Breastfeeding Groups (for parents under 26)

Breastfeeding Buddies
Oshawa Community Health Centre
115 Grassmere Ave, Oshawa
Friday 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
905-723-0036

Precious Connections
Ajax Youth Centre
360 Bayly St. W., Ajax
Wednesday 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
905-428-1212

Breastfeeding Circle
Rose of Durham
200 Bond St. W., Oshawa
905-432-3622

Midwives

Fees covered by Ministry of Health

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