Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit

Site: Barrie - 129 Ferris Lane

Service: Breastfeeding Place

Record #: BAR1206
Last Modified: 28 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 15 Aug 2023


Description (Service) Breastfeeding Support Groups are for all parents living in Simcoe County or the District of Muskoka
  • weekly in-person or online sessions, at the location and time that is best for mother and baby
  • free groups provide parents a place to talk, share experiences and encourage each other during their breastfeeding experience, nuturing parent-to-parent support
  • Public health nurses offer support and answer questions about feeding baby, baby care, infant sleep, developmental stages, and parenting

Service Details

Public Comments Secure email to the Health Unit is available from website - an online form is available on the Contact Us page
Hours In-person: Thu 10 am-11:30 am
Online Breastfeeding Group: Mon 1:30 pm-2:30 pm (except for Statutory Holidays) and Wed 10:30 am-11:30 am
Telephone Health Connection: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Simcoe County
Eligibility No restrictions, prenatal moms are welcome
Application In-person group: Drop-in
Online Breastfeeding Group: Registration Required, see Online Breastfeeding Registration Form

Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Site Location Ontario Early Years Centre
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
EarlyON Child and Family Centre
129 Ferris Lane
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 2Y1
Intersection St Vincent St and Cundles Rd E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-721-7520, Health Connection
Toll Free Phone 1-877-721-7520, Health Connection
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Mailing Address Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit 
15 Sperling Dr 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 6K9

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