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Prenatal & Breastfeeding

December 19, 2023

The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit is pleased to announce the start of their prenatal breastfeeding information sessions starting this January.

Are you pregnant? Have questions about breastfeeding? Get your questions answered BEFORE your baby arrives! These FREE Prenatal Breastfeeding Information Sessions will help you feel more prepared and help you to get off to a smooth start.

Know where to go for support, learn important skills, and have your questions answered by a Public Health Nurse. Exclusive breastfeeding is important for your baby’s health and development – Health Unit nurses are available to help you to achieve your goals! Bring a support person along and receive resources and tools to support your breastfeeding journey.

During the session you will learn:

  1. Where to get support, BEFORE your baby arrives
  2. The benefits of immediate and uninterrupted skin to skin contact
  3. The benefits of prenatal hand expression of colostrum
  4. The importance of early follow up and support AFTER your baby arrives…and more!

Register today for an in-person or virtual information session.

Virtual – Thursday, January 11th – 6:30pm

                Wednesday, March 20th – 6:30pm

In Person in Brockville (458 Laurier Blvd) – Wednesday, January 17th – 6:30pm

Smiths Falls –  Wednesday, February 7th – 6:30pm

The Health Unit also offers an Online E-Prenatal Course from InJoy which offers audio clips, videos, quizzes and interactive activities to help people learn how to have a healthy pregnancy. To register for the online prenatal course, please call 1-800-660-5853 extension 2467 or sign up using this form.

There are also Community Supports for Preconception & Healthy Pregnancy ( available online.

The Health Unit also provides Infant Feeding Clinics in Brockville, Almonte, Carleton Place, Kemptville and Smiths Falls. It is a good idea to get support early on, even if your baby is feeding well. Getting support early on can help you gain the confidence to know that baby is healthy and growing. Make an appointment online or call 1-800-660-5853 x2467.

For more information, visit: or call 1-800-660-5853 x2467. You can also connect with us on Facebook and follow us on X (formerly Twitter) @LGLHealthUnit for important public health updates.


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