La Leche League Canada

Site: Oakville Group

Service: Breastfeeding Support Group

Contact Information
Toll Free Phone Canadian breastfeeding referral line 1-800-665-4324
E-Mail oakville@lllc.ca
Website www.lllc.ca/lllc-oakville
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/lalecheoakvilleon/
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/lalecheleaguecanada/
Twitter Twitter: www.twitter.com/lllcanada
Primary Contact Emma, Group Leader
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A registered charity that provides information, support and encouragement to women who wish to breastfeed or are currently breastfeeding
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Fundraising ; Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Provides mother to mother support for those who: 
* are expecting a baby and want to know more about breastfeeding 
* are already breastfeeding and want help with challenges 
* need information on starting solids or weaning 
* want to meet other breastfeeding moms to share support and experiences  
 
Meeting topics include:  
* benefits of breastfeeding for both mom and baby  
* avoiding, identifying and overcoming breastfeeding difficulties  
* optimizing position and latch  
* adjusting to life with a breastfed baby  
* breastfed baby behaviour 
 
* mothers are encouraged to attend drop-ins before the baby's birth and continue until weaning 
* group leader is an experienced nursing mother with up-to-date breastfeeding knowledge and training
Hours Monthly meetings; email for information or check website/Facebook page
Areas Served Oakville - and area
Eligibility Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or interested in breastfeeding and women supporting breastfeeding mothers
Application Drop-in to a meeting
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Site Information
Site Location Oakville Parent-Child Centre (North Service Road – Satellite Location)
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Oakville Parent Child Centre (meeting location)
481 North Service Rd W, Unit 25
Oakville, ON L6M 2V6
 
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Intersection Fourth Line and North Service Rd
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Washroom is not accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Child / Family Services ; Health Care
HCSD Sub Heading Perinatal / Pregnancy / Postnatal ; Postnatal / Pregnancy
Service Categories Breastfeeding Support Programs

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