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Doula & In-Home Respite Support
Postpartum Doulas are hired privately & provide in-home help & respite for new parents.
Breastfeeding Support from Calgary Public Health
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 IBCLC's
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
West Glen Medical Centre Breastfeeding Clinic
No referral needed
Suite 108, 30 Springborough Blvd SW, Calgary AB