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Breastfeeding support to help you

Are you expecting a baby and would like more information on breastfeeding? Are you currently breastfeeding and would like to have your breastfeeding assessed by a nurse specially trained in breastfeeding support? 

While breastfeeding is normal and natural, it does take practice.

Trust your body. Take the time to learn.

And when challenges happen, get help early from a public health nurse who can provide assistance. Call us today!

Breastfeeding Clinics

Breastfeeding clinics are now available for scheduled appointments in both the Kapuskasing and Timmins areas.

Kapuskasing

  • The Porcupine Health Unit’s Breastfeeding Clinic is now open at the Kapuskasing office located at 4 Ash Street, Kapuskasing.
  • The clinics will be offered weekly, Monday afternoons and Thursday mornings. Appointments are necessary and can be made by calling the Health Unit at 705-335-6101.

Timmins

  • The Porcupine Health Unit’s Breastfeeding Clinic is now open at the Timmins office located at 169 Pine Street South.
  • The clinics will be offered daily, excluding holidays. Appointments are necessary and can be made by calling the Health Unit at 705-267-1181.

Need support ASAP and it's after hours?

Call Telehealth at 1-800-797-0000. You will be able to talk to a specially trained breastfeeding support nurse for immediate help.

Some other useful breastfeeding resources for you are: