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Resources in the Community once you have your baby.
Why breastfeed?
What about when
it gets hard?
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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.)

 

 

Contact La Leche League leaders on P.E.I. -- email: charlottetownevening@lllc.ca

Covid-19 and pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding information:

Breastfeeding?

Thinking about it?

La Leche League provides mother-to-mother supports for breastfeeding women and and families.  LLL Meetings are Virtual now during Physical Distancing Guidelines, and hosted twice monthly by PEI Leaders.  La League League Canada's Virtual Meeting Calendar is here.  For a local Leader, Call (902) 675-2239

Find out more at La Leche League Canada.

 

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! 
On-line:

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

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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"Don't give up, get help"
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You are welcome to breastfeed here.
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"Don't give up, get help"
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You are welcome to breastfeed here.
Believe in Breastfeeding
It's not always easy,but worth it.

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.

Contact the PEI Breastfeeding at peibreastfeedingcoalition(at)gmail(dot)com
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