Alberta Health Services

Central Zone - Public Health Breastfeeding Support Services


Description
Breastfeeding support through telephone counselling and home visits. Public Health Nurses respond to questions and concerns about infant feeding.

This service continues to be offered, following COVID-19 protocols, and may include in-person contact when indicated.

Public Health offers breastfeeding support and education through prenatal education, telephone counseling and home visits. Public Health Nurses respond to questions and concerns about infant feeding.

After the birth of a baby, a Public Health Nurse contacts the family to inquire about how their baby is feeding; and to offer information, support and services.

Breastfeeding support services may include support from an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant.

Key Provider: lactation consultants, public health nurses (PHNs)
Eligibility
N/A
Application Process
Service Access: By AppointmentReferral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-662-3984
Telephone
811 (Health Link)
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: N/AMembership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
June 1, 2015
Address
5543 44 Street
Tofield, AB, T0B 4J0

This facility provides a range of healthcare services including a 24/7 emergency department.


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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM