Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre has been a recipient of this award in 2007, 2009, and 2011
The lactation consultant at the Maternity Centre is available to assist pregnant women and women up to 8 weeks post-partum with education and assistance with breastfeeding. Women can arrange an appointment during pregnancy with the lactation consultant to become better prepared for breastfeeding, while postpartum women can receive assistance with concerns, or even support if breastfeeding is going well.
Some of the common reasons for referral to the lactation consultant include:
Classes are held on Saturday mornings from 10am to noon, and are located in the auditorium on the 3rd floor at TBRHSC.
Please call the Maternity Centre at 684-6228 extension 0 to register.
Bosom Buddies is a support group for women who are breastfeeding. Women meet at the Maternity Centre with a lactation consultant and share stories and challenges. Drop in Mondays between 2 and 3 pm.
2019 July Maternity Centre Bosom Buddies Group