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 Jill Sabean

"You are doing a wonderful thing for your baby!"

"Have a letdown, not a meltdown."

New proverb

Blog and Mothers' Stories

Across the country, World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated October 1-7th.  On the Saturday, at 11AM local time, breastfeeding mothers can participate in the Quintessence Challege, a event promoting the number of women latched on at the moment in Canada. For 2016 , the Quintessence Challegne willl be in Alberton, at KidsWest Family Resource Centre.

Breastfeeding and Community

   World Breastfeeding Week in Canada is usually celebrated October 1-7
  • Photos of mothers and baby were posted on the  Breastfeeding Coalition's Facebook page to celebrate breastfeeding! 
On-line:
Find other mothers

Dr. Jack Newman at Breastfeeding, Inc.

Kellymom

La Leche League Canada

Facebook group:

PEI Breastfeeding Moms

please note links are for information and are not endorsed by the PEI Breastfeeding Coalition

Peer Support:

Charlottetown Daytime and Eveing meetings:

La Leche League

LLL-Charlottetown Facebook page

Summerside -- Breastfeeding Peer Support Line

Alberton -- Matched and Latched

Family Resource Centres

please note that Montague's is located at 140 Sackville st. in Montague.

 
 
 
 
 

Getting Help

Daytime:
Public Health Nursing / Health Clinics:
(west to east)
Tignish:
   (902) 882-7366
Lennox Island:
   (902) 831-2711
O'Leary:
  (902) 859-8720
Summerside:
   (902) 888-8160
Kensington:
   (902) 836-3863
Wellington:  
   (902) 854-7259
Charlottetown:
   (902) 368-4530
Abegweit First Nation:
   (902) 676-3007
Montague:
   (902) 838-0762
Souris:
   (902) 687-7049
 
Lactation Consultants (LC):
QEH -- (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday from 7:30AM-3:30PM)
(902) 894-2496 (LC desk)
 
 

After Hours or

Weekends:

Where a person will always answer the phone:

Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) Nursery:

(902) 894-2267

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Health Line: 811

(Note: the Health PEI operators are not on-island,

but do have some info on dealing with

breastfeeding issues and resources on P.E.I.)

 

 

The PEI Breastfeeding Coalition commissioned these five stunning posters with photos from a 2015 photo shoot at Cavendish Grove, PEI; graphic design by Maggie Lillo.   For information about ordering them, please contact us -- info below.