Get Help with Breastfeeding

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

Free breastfeeding and well baby support. 

Ottawa Public Health Information Line

The Ottawa Public Health Information Line (OPHIL) offers free confidential information and advice. You can call to talk to a public health nurse Monday to Friday from 9 am to 4 pm at 613-580-6744. They can give you information on many topics including breastfeeding and caring for your baby.

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.

Telehealth Ontario

Breastfeeding support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling 1-866-797-0000

Multiple Births Canada

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

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