Emergency: 911
Telecare: 811
Poison: 1-800-565-8161
5850/5980 University Ave., Halifax, NS B3K 6R8

Breastfeeding Resources for Families

Breastfeeding Community of Practice
The Breastfeeding Community of Practice is a volunteer network of individuals who support breastfeeding in Halifax Regional Municipality.

A website to help mothers connect with other moms who are going through the same experiences, and will help them find support for breastfeeding.

Baby's Second Night
By Jan Barger, RN, MA, IBCLC. Reprinted with permission from the author
La Leche League Canada
La Leche League Canada encourages, promotes and provides mother-to-mother breastfeeding support and educational opportunities. (See also: La Leche League Canada – Nova Scotia)



Public Health Breastfeeding Support Line: (902) 481-5852
HealthLink (dial 811) 
HealthLink is a telecare service for Nova Scotians provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

breast health consultation

Approximately 375 breast surgeries will be performed annually at the IWK, with approximately 3,000 visits to the Breast Health Clinic.

Find out more about our Breast Health Clinic