Getting Help

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

After Hours or


Where a person will always answer the phone:

Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) Nursery:

(902) 894-2267



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.)



Contact La Leche League leaders on P.E.I. -- email:

Covid-19 and pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding information:


Thinking about it?


Breastfeeding and Community

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.
   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! 

Dr. Jack Newman at Breastfeeding, Inc.


La Leche League Canada

Facebook group:

PEI Breastfeeding Moms

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

Find support from P.E.I. organizations

Peer Support:

La Leche League

LLL-Charlottetown Facebook page

Chances  Family Resource Centre-- Website: chancesfamily

Summerside -- Breastfeeding Peer Support Line

Alberton -- Matched and Latched

List of Family Resource Centres

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


Blog and Mothers' Stories

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

"Have a letdown, not a meltdown."

New proverb

 Jill Sabean



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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.

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