Get Help with Breastfeeding

Parenting in Ottawa Drop-ins and Breastfeeding Support Drop-ins

Free breastfeeding and well baby support. 

La Leche League Canada

You can contact La Leche League Canada for breastfeeding information and support 7 days a week. To reach the Ottawa Chapter, call 613-238-5919 or e-mail .

Private Lactation Consultants

One-on-one help with breastfeeding in your home or the Lactation Consultant's office. There is a fee for private Lactation Consultant services.


Breastfeeding support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling 8-1-1

Multiple Births Canada

Multiple Births Canada's Breastfeeding Support Network gives support to mothers who are breastfeeding more than 1 baby. Email

Do you have more questions about parenting?

  • Connect with a registered nurse from Health811 for free, secure, and confidential health advice. Service is available 24/7 in English and French, with translation support also offered in other languages. Call 8-1-1 or visit
  • Connect with a Community Navigator from 2-1-1 for information about community programs and resources across Eastern Ontario. Helpline service is available 24/7 and in many different languages. Call 2-1-1 or visit
  • Connect with other parents on the Parenting in Ottawa Facebook page.
  • There are a variety of services to make it easier for your child to grow up healthy in Ottawa.
  • You can update your child's immunization record using either the CANImmunize App or the Immunization Connect Ontario (ICON) Tool
  • If you have received a message from Ottawa Public Health such as a letter or a call regarding immunization, an infectious disease, or infection control lapse, please call 613-580-6744 and listen to the menu options carefully.
September 2019

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