York Region (Region of)

Site: Clinics in York Region

Service: Breastfeeding Clinics

Record Details
Toll Free Phone 1-800-361-5653
Website www.york.ca/breastfeeding
Funding Regional / Municipal
Description (Service) Provides breastfeeding support and training to parents * information including the importance of breastfeeding for the health of moms and children * tips for successful breastfeeding such as: helping baby to latch well and comfortably; making sure they continue to produce enough milk * how to tell when their baby is hungry * how to know if their baby is getting enough to eat and growing well * ways to work through breastfeeding challenges * ways to provide their baby with as much breast milk as possible * sessions are one to one with a nurse who has breastfeeding expertise 
Other locations:  
Georgina - 24262 Woodbine Avenue, Keswick  
Markham - 4261 Highway 7 East, Unionville  
Richmond Hill - 50 High Tech Road, 2nd floor, Richmond Hill  
Vaughan - 9060 Jane Street, 1st floor  
Newmarket - 465 Davis Drive, ground floor
Hours By appointment * Mon to Fri 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Areas Served Newmarket ; York Region
Eligibility York Region mothers, partners and support persons welcome to join * Mothers should get help with breastfeeding if they notice baby is not having enough wet or dirty diapers for their age, baby is having trouble latching at the breast, have sore breasts or nipples, baby is still hungry or needs to be fed by another method after breastfeeding * baby is not gaining the expected amount of weight or growing well;
Application Call to schedule an appointment * a public health nurse will talk to you about your questions and concerns * the nurse will make a breastfeeding clinic appointment for you if you need support in person
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Programs
Fees None
Located In Community Newmarket
Address & Map
465 Davis Dr, Ground Flr
Newmarket, ON
Mailing Address 17250 Yonge St 
Newmarket, ON L3Y 6Z1
Physical Access Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator - Clinic is on the main floor ; Clinic on main floor * washroom that will accommodate wheelchair on third floor
Service Categories Breastfeeding Support Programs


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