Breastfeeding Resources

Below you will find a list of resources in the Durham Region that can provide support to breastfeeding families. Should any of the information below be outdated or incomplete, please contact us at

There have been some significant changes to the Durham Region Breastfeeding Coalition Resource Card. Please recycle all older versions to ensure you are distributing the 2019 revised card

Breastfeeding Resource Yellow Card Aug 2019

Durham Region Health Department

Durham Health Connection Line

Free telephone, group and one-to-one support by Public Health Nurses. Call the Durham Health Connection Line to speak with a
registered nurse | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (M-F)
905-666-6241 or 1-800-841-2729 |

La Leche League Canada Free telephone or online help any time by trained volunteer leaders. Virtual meetings. Free drop-in mother-to-mother groups. 1-800-665-4324

Lactation Consultants (Fee for service) One-on-one support for normal and complex breastfeeding matters. **For more information visit

Jandy Beresford, IBCLC: 647-286-7150
Jennifer Harris, IBCLC: 905-449-8549
Jennifer Mauricette, IBCLC: 416-985-5212
Joan Bordash, BScN, RN, IBCLC: 416-669-4195
Suzanne Mackinnon, IBCLC: 905-922-2346
Laura Patterson, IBCLC:

Prenatal Education and Breastfeeding Support

CHOICES Childbirth Services: 905-420-0223
Discover Birth Lamaze & Doula Services: 1-877-BIRTH36
Lakeridge Health Corporation:
905-576-8711 x 4116 (Oshawa, Ajax & Port Perry sites)
Lamaze (prenatal):
Midwives (contact prenatally):
Sacred Journey Doula Services: 905-447-8815
Next Steps Breastfeeding Support:

Telehealth Ontario 1-866-797-0000 24/7 Breastfeeding Support TTY: 1-800-797-0007

Best Start’s BILINGUAL Online Ontario Breastfeeding Services

Motherisk For more information regarding the use of medications, herbs, infectious agents, drugs, alcohol, chemicals and different products especially if interruption of breastfeeding is being considered: 1-877-439-2744 416-813-6780

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Ajax/Pickering EarlyON Child and Family Centre: 905-666-6241
75 Centennial Road, Ajax
Free drop-in group | Tuesday 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Barefoot Health: 905-619-3737 |
375 Finley Ave, Suite 201, Ajax
Free drop-in | Wednesday and alternating Fridays 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Breastfeeding clinic (by appointment only)

La Leche League Free drop-in group 1st Tuesday am.  Virtual meetings on 2nd Saturday morning;

Pump Rentals & Sales Ajax:

Shoppers Home Health Care: 905-427-4171
Pharmasave: 905-239-0663


EarlyON Child and Family Centre. 905-666-6241 45 Westside Drive, Bowmanville (inside Dr. Ross Tilley School) Free drop-in group | Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Pump Rentals & Sales Courtice:

Courtice Home Health Care: 905-721-0004
Pharmasave: 905-432-8888
Medicine Chest Pharmacy: 905-697-3784

Pump Rentals & Sales Bowmanville:

Medicine Chest Pharmacy 905-697-3784

WiggleBums 905-419-2471

EarlyON Child and Family Centre:
45 Westside Drive, Bowmanville (Dr. Ross Tilley PS)

Pump Rentals & Sales


New Life Centre, Port Perry Hospital: 905-576-8711 x 5525
Breastfeeding Clinic (by appointment only)

Uxbridge Baby Café, 64 Victoria Drive (Uxbridge PS)
Free drop-in group | Monday 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Cannington Baby Café, 1 Elliott Street Cannington
Free drop-in group | Friday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Sept to July)

Pump Rentals & Sales Uxbridge:

Rexall Pharmacy 905-852-6155

Pump Rentals & Sales Port Perry:

Shoppers Drug Mart 905-985-8886


Lakeridge Health Oshawa Hospital 905-576-8711 x 4116 Prenatal breastfeeding class

Durham Region Health Department 905-666-6241 Whitby Mall (2nd floor, West Lang Tower) Thickson Rd & Hwy 2; 1615 Dundas St. E., Whitby
Free drop-in group | Thursday 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Breastfeeding clinic (by appointment only)
La Leche League: (virtual meetings)

La Leche League Free drop-in group 4th Thursday am

Pump Rentals & Sales Whitby:

Shoppers Home Health Care: 905-579-5300
Total Health Pharmacy: 905-433-2111

Pump Rentals & Sales Oshawa:

Durham Medical 905-728-1112