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Lactation Resources

Below is a list of community resources & informative websites to help you on your breastfeeding journey.

You can register for our FREE Breastfeeding Basics Class here, designed for attendees 30 - 36 weeks pregnant.

Can't find a resource you need? Feel free to contact us.

Online Support

Dr. Jack Newman & the International Breastfeeding Centre

Several informative & helpful videos for parents with a large selection of breastfeeding videos.

Another breastfeeding video & reference resource

Alberta Health Services' website for current, reliable information based on today’s best knowledge, evidence and practices. Infant feeding section here.

A breastfeeding guide has information and answers questions you may have as an expectant parent or as a new parent. You can share this guide with the people who are supporting you.

Stanford University

Private Practice IBCLC's 

International Lactation Consultant Association

Peer Support

Free 1:1 peer support from experienced, trained breastfeeding mentors in the Calgary area. 

Calgary Area telephone help line: 403-242-0277

Doula & In-Home Respite Support

Postpartum Doulas are hired privately & provide in-home help & respite for new parents.

Breastfeeding Support from Calgary Public Health

Families with infants less than 2 months of age:

Can access Postpartum Community Services Follow-Up Clinics for assessment & potential referral to a Lactation Consultant (LC) by:

  • Calling the Public Health Nurse (PHN) with whom they had initial contact or their home visit with

  • Calling the Early Start Line 403-244-8351 (1-800-756-BABY). If necessary, a referral can be made to Postpartum Community Services

  • Nurses are on the line 24/7

Families with infants over 2 months of age:

Can call HealthLink at 811, and if necessary a referral is made to Well Child Services.

Calgary Breastfeeding Clinics with IBCLCs

Please note: not all doctors at these clinics may be IBCLC certified.

Riley Park Maternity & Breastfeeding Clinic

Must be a patient at Maternity Clinic to access breastfeeding support

suite 130, 1402 8th Ave NW, Calgary AB

P: 403-284-3711 ext 230

Circle Medical Clinic

Public Health Nurse/LC referral or physician referral required

Copperfield: Suite 123, 15566 McIvor Blvd SE, Calgary AB

P: 403-726-0524

West Glen Medical Centre Breastfeeding Clinic

No referral needed

Suite 108, 30 Springborough Blvd SW, Calgary AB

P: 403-240-2221

Well-Fed Clinic (Formally the Alex Breastfeeding Clinic)

No referral needed

2675 36 St NE, Calgary AB

P: 403-513-7415

BFing Videos

Airdrie Medical Clinics with IBCLCs

One Health Associate Medical Clinic

Lactation services are available Monday  - Thursday (8am-4pm) & Friday (8am-2pm). They offer same day access during those hours for urgent cases.

Unit 201 – 836 1st Avenue NW

Airdrie, Alberta T4B 0V2

P: 403- 948-6422

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