Peer-to-Peer Lactation Support

Pros: Community, get great ideas from families in similar situations, guidance from group leaders, no/low cost
Cons: not professional support, complex issues may need additional help
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Group NameMeeting TimesLocation(s)Other InfoCost
La Leche LeagueVary based on locationVirtualWeekly virtual meetings during Covid-19 restrictionsFree
Indigenous Birth AlbertaTuesdays 2-4pm
(click here for updated event information)
VirtualWe will have aunties, birthworkers, midwives and knowledge keepers available for questions as well as other Indigenous parents sharing experiences and knowledge.Free
La Leche League Phone Helpline9am-9pm dailyThe comfort of your own home!Volunteer-run helpline. Call 780-478-0507 with your breastfeeding questions. Free
Jasper Place Family Resource CenterThursdays 1:30pmVIrtual - look for Bonding Together, Parent & Baby in calendarMany free resources for multiple aspects of family and parenting lifeFree

Public Lactation Support

Pros: cost covered by Alberta Health Care (AHC), health care professionals provide support, IBCLC and/or Physician
Cons: require referral, wait time may be longer than other options, all visits in clinic setting
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Clinic NameCostStaff CredentialsOther InfoContact Info
Willow Family MedicineCovered by AHCDr. MacGregor, MD, IBCLC
Julia Mio, IBCLC
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Allin Clinic Breastfeeding ClinicCovered by AHCDr. BergReferral requiredPh: 780-482-7551
Misericordia Hospital Breastfeeding ClinicCovered by AHCDr. BergReferral requiredPh: 780-735-2577
Grey Nuns Hospital Breastfeeding ClinicCovered by AHCIBCLC, RNReferral requiredPh: 780-735-7346
Royal Alexandra Hospital Breastfeeding ClinicCovered by AHCIBCLC, RNReferral requiredPh: 780-735-4605
Well Fed Clinic - CalgaryCovered by AHCIBCLC certified PhysiciansSelf-referral available
Offer virtual and phone visits. In-person visits in Calgary if required.
Contact Info
Village LactationCovered by AHCPhysician
Tongue tie assessment & treatment
Closed until early 2022Contact

Private Lactation Support

Pros: in-home visits, short waiting times, no referral needed, reimbursement possible for IBCLC
Cons: paid out-of-pocket, unable to provide prescriptions for supply concerns*
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Provider NameCertification Level
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Price range
Specialty focus or other infoOffice or home visitsContact Info
Erica Kalke - Synergy Breastfeeding ClinicIBCLC, Nurse Practitioner
$150+
-Tongue-tie revisions
-Prescriptions if needed*
Office Ph: 780-467-4343
Samantha McLeod: Boob&BottleMN, RN, IBCLC$65+ (packages vary)eConsults
Online LC Support
In Person Support
Home or ClinicContact
Little Nursing CoIBCLC, RN$125+
Various packages
Tongue Tie assessments
Online booking
Virtual or HomeContact
FlowYeg - Megan SchafersIBCLC, RN$150/initial consultPrenatal consults
Tongue Tie Assessment
Clinic, Virtual, HomeOnline Booking
MilkBud Lactation - Sheena TabbertIBCLC, RN$150/initial consult (telehealth)Virtual consults
Various packages
Virtual Contact
Labour Day Prenatals - JamieIBCLC, RN$185+, various packagesHome Contact
Pine Integrated HealthIBCLC, LLLL$150 initial consult for new clientsPrivate Prenatal consults
Online booking
Pine Integrated Health
Virtual
Book Online
Leah CadieuxIBCLC, RLCNot ListedHomeContact
Fiona Lang SharpeIBCLC$125+ - Prenatal Breastfeeding Classes & Consults
- Online Consults
- Lactation Education
Home or ClinicContact
Pam DaveyIBCLCNot Listed
Prenatal ConsultsYour home OR provider's homeContact
Lactopia LactationCLC, CLE, LLLL$125+Tongue-tie support optionHome or ClinicContact
Taryn McLaffertyCLC$50/hr or $350 for course of careHomeContact
Stephanie McKinnonCLC$250Prenatal Breastfeeding ClassHomeContact
Niko PalmerCLC$250Prenatal Breastfeeding Class HomeContact
Ashley PolimacCLC$75 (3 months+)
$225 (newborn)
Prenatal ConsultsHomeContact
Erin OltmannCLCNot ListedPrenatal Breastfeeding ClassHomeContact
Michelle Bressler: Lucid DreamCLC$150/initial consultPrenatal consultsHomeContact
Lauren CallejaCLE$100/hr initial consultSt. Albert Midwives Clinic OR Client HomeContact
Baby ExpertsRN$225 initial consultNICU experienced nursesHomeContact

Other Lactation Support Options

Breastfeeding problems can be complex. Some parents find it beneficial to seek multiple forms of help, so here is a list of people or businesses in non-lactation roles who assist with lactation.
Business or
ProviderName
ServicesLactation Support
BreastfeedingFAQsFree online breastfeeding information resourceEvidence-based information from a physician-breastfeeding specialist
Free information including seven Quick Assessment Tools
BACE: Breastfeeding Action Committee of EdmontonBreastfeeding Activism, Promotion, & Protection(BACE) is a registered non-profit society and the recipient of a 2014-2015 Alberta Human Rights and Multiculturalism Grant! We work on a range of issues that impact breastfeeding families and building a network of passionate, effective and engaged breastfeeding supporters. Our mission is to make Edmonton Capital Region a breastfeeding friendly city!
Accessible Acupuncture - Melanie Morrill R.AcAcupunctureAcupuncture can be used to increase milk production, manage pain, release upper back and neck tension, support new moms with postpartum depression or anxiety, and aid healing after cesarean sections.
Red Leaf WellnessAcupuncture, Massage, Functional Medicine
(Tammy Lalonde, Ciara Buchan)
Specialize in women's health, maternal health and inclusiveness. We have a unique focus on LGBTQ2S+ services and have a formal network for other inclusive health and wellness providers.

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