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Programs and Services

Families / Prenatal and Breastfeeding Support

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Prenatal Breastfeeding Info Session

Exclusive breastfeeding is important for your child’s health. Make sure you are ready before your baby arrives by learning important new skills, where to get support, and having all your questions answered. For expectant parents, hosted by a Lactation Consultant.  For days and times, see our CALENDAR

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Mothers of Multiples

Join other mothers who are nursing, pumping for, or providing any amount of breast milk to their twins and higher-order multiples.


Learn about breastfeeding and get your questions answered by our Lactation Consultant.


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Buns in the Oven

A friendly prenatal support program for those who are pregnant and are interested in learning about pregnancy and nutrition. Connections to a lactation consultant. For information call 613-722-4000 ext. 246.  For days and times, please see our CALENDAR

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Breastfeeding and Infant Feeding Clinic

For women and families who would like 1:1 information on general infant feeding, and/or breastfeeding support.  Thursdays 1-3pm.  Free 30 min consultations. No appointment needed. Please note that every effort will be made to accommodate families attending, but there are limited spaces. 

Plan to arrive at the beginning of the clinic to register onsite, to avoid disappointment.

For more information contact .

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Individual Breastfeeding Support

For women and families who would like 1:1 information on general infant feeding, and/or breastfeeding support.  By appointment only for in-person, telephone or on-line visits.  To receive a link to our on-line booking page, please submit your first & last name, date of birth, and email with your appointment request to .

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Q & A with the Lactation Consultant

Join Carlington CHC’s Lactation Consultant to ask your questions about breastfeeding, navigating the first 4-6 weeks, and connect with other parents.  For days, times and registration link, please see our CALENDAR

Pregnant in Ottawa

Free prenatal classes open to all Ottawa residents who are pregnant. Join through the Facebook Group or email us for details.