Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH)
• For babies born at JBH
• 24/7 “warm line”
• Within the 6 first weeks of going home
Telehealth Ontario 24/7 telephone breastfeeding support
RNs with training in breastfeeding and lactation support provide information and support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For more complex situations, lactation experts are also available.
HaltonParents public health nurses – Halton Region Health Department
311 or 905-825-6000; toll free 1-866-442-5866
Public health nurses are available to answer your questions about breastfeeding, pregnancy, child development or concerns about your child or yourself. Available Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm.
Halton Breastfeeding Connection
A volunteer program that provides mother-to-mother telephone support for expectant or breastfeeding mothers. Sign up online or call 311 or 905-825-6000. Toll free 1-866-442-5866
La Leche League
Breastfeeding support provided by a telephone warm line.
The Motherisk Helpline has been discontinued. There is no longer a phone line available in Canada for information on medication and drugs while pregnant or breastfeeding. There are several online resources available. You may also consult your healthcare provider or pharmacist.
Page updated August 7, 2019