Eva Bild is continuing to provide Lactation Support and Breastpump Rentals on a mobile basis. She offers private, professional lactation teaching and support, in the comfort of your own home, or online via Zoom. She is a lactation educator with over 30 years of experience.
Katie McNiven Gladman is a Registered Midwife and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She provides breastfeeding/chestfeeding support services covered by MSP for parents and babies to 6 weeks postpartum, at home and in clinic.
This is the Canadian chapter of an internationally recognized organization whose mandate is, “To encourage, promote and provide mother-to-be breastfeeding support and educational opportunities as an important contribution to the health of children, families and society.” Contact them to find a meeting happening near you.
A Public Health Nurse from Island Health (VIHA) contacts most first-time parents soon after the birth of your baby. If you have not had a phone call and would like to see a public health nurse, just call your local health unit. Island Health also provides free breastfeeding clinics and support by phone. Click here to locate the health unit in your area.
Dr. Jennifer Wickens
A Family Physician and a member of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, Dr. Wickens sees patients with breastfeeding concerns. To register for an appointment go to breastfeedingsolutions.ca
Dr. Laura Spratt
A Family Physician and Lactation Consultant, Dr. Spratt sees patients with breastfeeding concerns who have been referred by their GP or Midwife.
Dr. Emma Noble
A Family Physician and Lactation Consultant, Dr. Noble sees patients with breastfeeding concerns who have been referred by their GP or Midwife.