Breastfeeding

Topics Covered

  • Benefits of breastfeeding
  • How breastfeeding works
  • Preparing to breastfeed
  • Breastfeeding basics
  • Getting started
  • Troubleshooting for Breastfeeding

Resources to Review

*If you have questions, write them down and have them ready for your virtual class with the public health nurse.

Things to Think About

  • If you plan to breastfeed, why do you want to breastfeed?
  • How long do you plan to breastfeed? 
  • How can you tell if breastfeeding is going well?  When should you seek help?
  • Where can you get help? 

Additional Resources

Online

Phone

  • Call the EOHU’s Healthline to speak with a Public Health Nurse: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 613-933-1375 or 1-800-267-7120
  • Breastfeeding Help - Breastfeeding Resources Available in Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry, Prescott and Russell and Akwesasne
     
Eastern Ontatio Health Unit / Bureau de santé de l'Ontario