Description & Services
Public Comments
  • Ontario Early Years Centre - Nipissing, 1761 Chippewa Street, North Bay 
  • Silver Birches Public School, 65 Marshall Park Drive East, North Bay
Description (Service) Breastfeeding Clinics and Telephone Support 
  • Public Health Nurses offer breastfeeding support by telephone or provide one-on-one support through breastfeeding clinics
 
Breastfeeding Support Drop In Programs 
  • Offers drop-in programs for individual assessment and guidance
 
Breastfeeding Peer Support program 
  • Offers a mother-to-mother telephone breastfeeding support program 
  • Links experienced breastfeeding mothers with new breastfeeding mothers 
  • Provides regular contact and information on other breastfeeding supports 
  • Directs women to a lactation professional, midwife, or physician as needed
 
Laugh, Latch and Learn Breastfeeding Circle 
  • Offers a monthly, volunteer-facilitated program that allows breastfeeding mothers to connect with each other
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Drop-in Programs: Ontario Early Years Centre - Nipissing: Thu 10 am-11:30 am 
Laugh, Latch and Learn Breastfeeding Circle: Ontario Early Years Centre - Nipissing: First Wed of each month, 10 am-12 noon
Areas Served Nipissing District ; Parry Sound District
Eligibility
  • New breastfeeding mothers 
  • Volunteers are experienced breastfeeding mothers who have completed a training course
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-474-1400 Ext 2351
Toll Free Phone 1-800-563-2808 Ext 2351
After Hours Phone Telehealth Ontario: 1-866-797-0000
Fax 705-474-7037
E-Mail hbhc.program@nbpsdhu.ca
Website www.myhealthunit.ca
Primary Contact Public Health Nurse; Phone: 705-474-1400 ext 2351
Located In Community North Bay
Address 681 Commercial St
North Bay, ON P1B 4E7
 
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Intersection Commercial St and 2nd Ave W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit