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Lactation Support Free and Covered


There are a range of ways to access high quality breastfeeding and feeding information and support.

Breastfeeding clinics are often run out of pediatrician's offices, hospitals, or specific lactation centres and often require a referral. They offer time to access one on one support from certified lactation consultants.

Whereas, support groups and cafes, are an informal way to chat with peers, experienced breastfeeding educators, and certified lactation consultants. 



North


Better Breastfeeding - Clinic

postpartum | child friendly | referral and appointment necessary

Cost: Fully OHIP-insured.

www.betterbreastfeeding.ca |  info@betterbreastfeeding.ca

Dr Leah Roth, Kindercare Pediatric Clinic, 491 Eglinton Ave W. #301, Toronto, ON, M5N 1A8

P: (416) 848-7665

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The Breastfeeding Collective - Clinic

pregnancy |  postpartum | child friendly | appointment necessary

Cost: $100.00 +HST per visit in clinic. $200 for home visits.  

Kindercare Pediatric Clinic, 491 Eglinton Ave W. #100, Toronto, ON, M5N 1A8

www.breastfeedingcollective.com | admin@breastfeedingcollective.com

P: (416) 848 - 0269

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Central Toronto Breastfeeding Cafe & Support Group

 postpartum | child friendly | appointment necessary

Cost: Free.

Carry Maternity, 110 Cumberland Ave., Toronto, ON, M5R 1A6

www.tayagriffin.com taya_vw@hotmail.com

P(416) 921-3116

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The Newman International Breastfeeding Clinic

pregnancy |  postpartum | child friendly | referral and appointment necessary

Cost: $60.00 +HST per visit.  Remainder is OHIP-insured.

www.breastfeedinginc.ca | nbci.ca |  admin@nbci.ca

In the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM), 1255 Sheppard Avenue East
Toronto, ON, M2K 1E2

P: (416) 498-0002F: (416) 498-0012

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North York General Hospital (NYGH) - Breastfeeding Clinic

  postpartum | child friendly | referral and appointment necessary

Cost: Free. For families that have given birth at NYGH.

www.nygh.com/breastfeeding

Branson Site, 555 Finch Ave. West, North York, Toronto, ON, M2R 1N5

P: (416) 633-9420 x16046

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Sunnybrook Health Sciences - Breastfeeding Clinic

  postpartum | child friendly | appointment necessary

Cost: Free. For families that have given birth at Sunnybrook Hospital.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, M-wing, 5th floor, Room M5, 203 Toronto, ON M4N 3M5

www.sunnybrook.ca/breastfeeding 

P: (416) 480-5900

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East


Access Alliance - Support Group

pregnancy | postpartum | child friendly

A free drop in support group, run in partnership with Toronto Public Health. The group runs every Thursday of the month between 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

mail@accessalliance.ca

3079 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M1L1A9

P: (416) 693-8677 

Black Creek Community Health Centre - Sheridan Mall - Support Group

  pregnancy | postpartum | child friendly

A free drop in support group, run in partnership with Toronto Public Health. The group runs on the first Wednesday of the month between 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

www.bcchc.com

2202 Jane Street, Suite 5, North York, ON M4M 1A4

P: (416) 249-8000 x2242 

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Flemingdon Health Centre - Fairview Community Health - Clinic

  postpartum | child friendly | appointment necessary

A free drop in clinic, run in partnership with Toronto Public Health. The group runs on the every Tuesday of the month between 1:30p.m. -3:30 p.m.

www.fhc-chc.com

5 Fairview Mall Drive, Suite 359, North York, ON M2J 2Z1

P: (416) 640-5298

Michael Garron Hospital (formally Toronto East General)

  postpartum | child friendly | appointment necessary

Cost: Free. For families that have given birth at Michael Garron.

www.tegh.on.ca

G-Wing (Mortimer Lobby), 1st Floor, 825 Coxwell Avenue, East York, Toronto, ON, M4C 3E7

P: (416) 469-6667

Rouge Valley Health System (RVHS) - Centenary Site

  postpartum | child friendly | appointment necessary

Cost: Free. For families that have given birth at RVHS.

32867 Ellesmere Road, Main Floor (Birthing Centre), Scarborough, ON M1E 4B9

www.rougevalley.ca

P: (416) 284-8131 x453

The Scarborough Hospital - Birchmount Campus

  postpartum | child friendly | appointment necessary

Cost: Free. Open to any family, regardless of where they've had their baby.

3030 Birchmount Road, Fourth floor 4B (paediatrics), Scarborough, ON M1W 3W3

www.tsh.to

P: (416) 495-2843

Scarborough Hospital - General Division

  postpartum | child friendly | appointment necessary

Cost: Free. Open to any family, regardless of where they've had their baby.

www.westendmidwives.ca |  diversitymidwives@bellnet.ca

3050 Lawrence Avenue East, 2nd Floor Rm. 247C, Scarborough, ON M1P 2V5

P: (416) 495-2843

TAIBU Community Health Centre

  postpartum | child friendly | appointment necessary

Cost: Free. Open to any family, regardless of where they've had their baby.

www.taibuchc.ca 

27 Tapscott Road, Unit 1, Scarborough, ON M1B 4Y7

P: (416) 644-3536

Victoria Park Breastfeeding Clinic

pregnancy |  postpartum | child friendly | referral and appointment necessary

Cost: Fully OHIP-insured.

www.breastfeedinghelptoronto.blogspot.ca |  vicparkbreastfeeding@gmail.com

1448 Lawrence Ave East #214, Toronto, ON

P: (647) 344-5990│ F: (416) 792-4662

 


Central


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West


Etobicoke Civic Centre - Breastfeeding Clinic

A free drop in clinic, run in partnership with Toronto Public Health. Open Monday, Thursday, Friday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  postpartum | child friendly

399 The West Mall, Lower Level, Etobicoke, ON M9C 2Y2

P: (416) 338-7600

Rexdale Community Health Centre - Breastfeeding Clinic

A free drop in clinic, run in partnership with Toronto Public Health. Open Monday, Thursday, Friday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  postpartum | child friendly

8 Taber Road, Etobicoke, ON M9W 3A4

P: (416) 744-6312
 

The Crossways Mall, Toronto Public Health

A free drop in clinic, run in partnership with Toronto Public Health. Open Monday, Thursday, Friday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  postpartum | child friendly

2340 Dundas St. West, Toronto, ON M6P 4B2

P: (416) 338-7600

Unison Health and Community Services, Keele/Rogers Site

A free drop in clinic, run in partnership with Toronto Public Health. Open Monday, Thursday, Friday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  postpartum | child friendly

1651 Keele Street, 3rd floor, North York, ON M6M 3W2

P: (416) 653-5400 x130

William Osler Health System (WOHS), Etobicoke Site

A free drop in clinic, run in partnership with Toronto Public Health. Open Monday, Thursday, Friday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  postpartum | child friendly

101 Humber College Boulevard, Etobicoke, ON M9V 1R8

P: (416) 747-3400 x3230