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Programs and Services

Families / Prenatal and Breastfeeding Support

Pregnant in Ottawa

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

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Prenatal Breastfeeding Info Session

Exclusive breastfeeding is important for your child’s health. Learn alongside other expectant parents in this informal virtual session. Come with your questions and get ready to learn! Hosted by Carlington’s Lactation Consultant. Every 2nd and 3rd Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m

For more information contact

For registration click here or 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 Lactation Consultations (Prenatal and Postnatal)

How to book your Lactation Consultation with Janice at Carlington:

Please email with the following:

  • your full name and date of birth,
  • baby full name and date of birth,
  • preferred email and phone number
  • brief description of your lactation needs




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Q & A with the Lactation Consultant

Join other mothers (and mothers-to-be) for an informal VIRTUAL session every Tuesday 4-5:00 pm.
Come with your questions and learn from other mothers’ questions!

Log on here or see our CALENDAR

For more information about these VIRTUAL sessions, contact

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High-risk pregnancy: Roadmap for successful breastfeeding

Are you experiencing a high risk pregnancy?  Worried about breastfeeding success?

Join our Lactation Consultant for a Prenatal Information Session designed for families who are experiencing high risk pregnancy.

Learn about specific strategies to improve your breastfeeding success.

Virtual, BIWEEKLY Wednesdays at 4pm.


See our  CALENDAR for dates and registration.

For information :


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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