Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance

Service: Breastfeeding Clinic, Stratford General Hospital, Stratford General Hospital

Record #: PER2425
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 10 Mar 2023

Description

Description (Service) Breastmilk is the natural food for babies. It contains everything your baby needs. Health Canada recommends feeding your baby only breastmilk for the first six months. At six months, begin to introduce solid foods and continue breastfeeding for up to two years and beyond. Breastfeeding moms can call at any time, day or night, to receive support from the staff on the Maternal Child Unit. Nursing staff will accommodate questions and can be reached at 519-272-8232 or toll free 1-888-275-1102 Ext 8232.

Breastfeeding Clinic - *Service Update* In keeping with our COVID-19 pandemic response, call to book an appointment for our breastfeeding clinic. Lactation Consultants are available for support by in-person appointment or over the phone Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

At this time, we are unable to accommodate partners. If assistance is required for transportation of baby with mom to the clinic from the Main Entrance, please let our screening staff know upon entry and they will be happy to assist.

Contact Information: 519-272-8232 or Toll-Free 1-888-275-1102 Ext 8232.

Breastfeeding Information and Supports:

To learn more about breastfeeding and the supports available in Huron and Perth Counties, Counties, please visit Huron Perth Public Health's website - click here

To learn more about COVID-19 vaccination and breastfeeding, please review this information from the Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health - click here

To learn more about cannabis, pregnancy and breastfeeding, please visit The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada's website - click here

Service Details

Hours Stratford Clinic: Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Perth County ; Perth County
Eligibility Breastfeeding mothers and support people.
Application Call for details or drop in at the Maternal / Children's Unit.
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Stratford
Address & Map
46 General Hospital Dr
Stratford, ON
Canada N5A 2Y6
 
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Intersection John St S and Cambria St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-272-8210 Ext 8232, call and speak to a charge nurse who will be able to provide assistance
Toll Free Phone 1-888-275-1102 Ext 8232
After Hours Phone 519-272-8210 Ext 2036, call and speak to a charge nurse who will be able to provide assistance
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YouTube YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSfcBPE5QIvQiBm9gu2Ek0A
Primary Contact Audra Boersen, Manager, Maternal Child & Scheduling Programs; Phone: 519-272-8210 Ext 2323; Email: audra.boersen@hpha.ca
Alternate Contact Lori Merner, Director Patient Care; Phone: 519-272-8210 Ext 2356; Email: lori.merner@hpha.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Mark Gibson, Corporate Lead Volunteer Services & Student Engagement, Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance; Phone: 519-272-8210 Ext 2551; Email: mark.gibson@hpha.ca

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