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Programs and Services

Families / Prenatal and Breastfeeding Support

Pregnant in Ottawa

Free prenatal classes open to all Ottawa residents who are pregnant. Join through the Facebook Group or email us for details.

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Prenatal Breastfeeding Info Session

Exclusive breastfeeding is important for your child’s health. Learn alongside other expectant parents in this informal virtual session. Come with your questions and get ready to learn! Hosted by Carlington’s Lactation Consultant. Every 2nd and 3rd Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m

For more information contact

For registration click here or see our CALENDAR

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Breastfeeding and Infant Feeding Clinic

For women and families who would like 1:1 information on general infant feeding, and/or breastfeeding support.  Thursdays 1-3pm.  Free 30 min consultations. No appointment needed. Please note that every effort will be made to accommodate families attending, but there are limited spaces. 

Plan to arrive at the beginning of the clinic to register onsite, to avoid disappointment.

For more information contact 

FAQ here

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Individual Lactation Consultations (Prenatal and Postnatal)

For women and families who would like FREE 1:1 breastfeeding and feeding support.  By appointment only for in-person, telephone or on-line visits.

To access booking link & FAQs click here

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Mothers of Multiples

Join other mothers who are nursing, pumping for, or providing any amount of breast milk to their twins and higher-order multiples.

Wednesdays 4-5:00 pm.           

Mothers-to-be most welcome!

Log on here or see our CALENDAR

For more information about these VIRTUAL sessions, contact


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Buns in the Oven

A friendly prenatal support program for those who are pregnant and are interested in learning about pregnancy and nutrition. Connections to a lactation consultant. For information call 613-722-4000 ext. 246.  For days and times, please see our CALENDAR