Clinics & Services

Breastfeeding Support in Hamilton

There are many supports in Hamilton if you need help with breastfeeding or have questions about breastfeeding. To get support, contact:

Health Connections
Phone 905-546-3550
Email [email protected]

Breastfeeding experts are available to:

  • direct you to a breastfeeding service in Hamilton
  • answer your questions
  • provide you with a breastfeeding plan

Other breastfeeding supports:

  • Telehealth Ontario 1-866-797-0000
  • BANA clinic – St. Joseph hospital deliveries, until baby is 3 weeks old 
  • NAP clinic - Hamilton Health Sciences deliveries, until baby is 7 days old.
  • Ontario Breastfeeding Network - Virtual and in-person breastfeeding support in Hamilton and out of region.
  • Ancaster Pediatric & Breastfeeding Clinic. Covered by OHIP, no age limit. Self-referral or referral from health care provider. Call 905-304-8017 for more information. Email [email protected], Fax 905-304-8004.  In person services offered but can also access virtual services through the Ontario Breastfeeding Network by choosing Ancaster/Hamilton. Located inside the Ancaster Medical Centre, 1144 Wilson St. W, Suite 103, Ancaster.
  •  Dr. Claire Kenny-Scherber, MD International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) – 905-759-6116 or [email protected] Breastfeeding Clinic in Brantford – North Woodlands Medical Centre.  Referral from family doctor needed. Covered by OHIP. 

Websites for self-help information and demonstration videos: