Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance

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

Record #: PER2425
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2024
Last Full Update: 15 Mar 2024


Description (Service)

Breast milk is the best food for newborn babies.

The Public Health Agency of Canada, Health Canada and the World Health Organization recommend:

  • breast milk only for feeding your baby from birth to 6 months
  • continuing to breastfeed for up to 2 years or more after introducing solid foods

Breastfeeding moms may call the Maternal Child Unit at any time to receive support from our nursing staff.

Please call the Maternal Child Unit to book an appointment.

One support person may accompany you.

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

ocated in East Building

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 519-272-8232, Call and speak to a charge nurse who will be able to provide assistance
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Primary Contact Audra Boersen, Manager, Maternal Child & Scheduling Programs; Phone: 519-272-8210 Ext 2323; Email:
Alternate Contact Lori Merner, Director Patient Care; Phone: 519-272-8210 Ext 2356; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Mark Gibson, Corporate Lead Volunteer Services & Student Engagement, Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance; Phone: 519-272-8210 Ext 2551; Email:

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