Public Health Breastfeeding Services

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The Hamilton Fire Department would like to know how residents feel about the services we are providing. Your responses will help identify what is important to you, where we are performing well and areas where we can improve.

Take the survey

Le Service des incendies souhaite que les résidents donnent leur avis sur les services offerts.  Vos réponses nous aideront à identifier ce qui est important pour vous, ce que nous faisons bien et ce que nous devons améliorer.

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We provide free breastfeeding support in your home from  Monday to Friday.

Book an appointment

To book an appointment for a home visit, contact:
Health Connections
Phone:  905-546-3550
Email: breastfeedingsupport@hamilton.ca

Breastfeeding services

Lactation consultants provide free breastfeeding services including one-to-one support for:

  • Sore nipples or breasts
  • Milk supply concerns
  • Baby not latching properly
  • Problems pumping breast milk
  • Baby’s weight gain
  • Weaning or stopping breastfeeding
  • Introducing solid food to baby
  • Other breastfeeding concerns

Read when to ask for breastfeeding help