Covenant Health

Breastfeeding Clinic


Description
Mothers and infants experiencing challenges with breastfeeding.

Offers care for mothers and babies who are having breastfeeding issues due to:

  • latching
  • baby with poor weight gain
  • premature babies
  • mothers and/or babies with special needs
  • mother has nipple and/or breast pain
  • milk supply concerns
  • mother on medicine while breastfeeding

Mothers and babies are seen by a nurse-lactation consultant at each visit. Care may include:

  • assessment of breastfeeding concerns
  • examination of mother and baby
  • review of normal baby feeding and behavior patterns
  • treatment recommendations

Letters may be sent to doctor and local health units to ensure continuity of care

Follow-up appointments are made as needed.

Key Provider: physicians, registered nurse-lactation consultants (IBCLC)
Eligibility
Yes, Mothers and babies experiencing breastfeeding challenges.
Application Process
Service Access: Professional Referral Required, Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

Please contact the clinic directly, restriction in place due to Covid 19.

Telephone
780-735-2731
Fax
780-735-2794
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: N/AMembership Fee: N/A
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: Yes - Parking stalls, elevators and public transit is available.
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
June 2, 2020
Address
16940 87 Avenue
Edmonton, AB, T5R 4H5

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


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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM - 12:30 PM