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Having a baby

Breastfeeding Clinic

Are you pregnant or a new parent? We offer breastfeeding support, counseling and education. Our lactation consultants will work with you to develop a breastfeeding plan so you can achieve your breastfeeding goals.

Contact information

St. Michael’s Hospital
61 Queen St., 4th floor
Toronto
416-867-7421

Hours

If the doctor caring for you and your baby is at St. Michael’s, we are open:

  • Tuesday and Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon
  • Thursday from 1 to 4 p.m.

Please call to make an appointment.

We also offer drop-in hours for anyone on:
Monday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where to find more information

Medicine Helpline
Find information about how products and medicines may affect your pregnancy and breastfeeding, or call Motherisk 
Phone: 416-813-6780 (Toronto and GTA) or 1-877-439-2744 (toll-free)
Hours: Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m.

Alcohol and Substance Helpline
For information on drinking alcohol, smoking and using drugs when you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or call Motherisk
Phone: 416-813-6780 (Toronto and GTA) or 1-877-327-4636 (toll-free)
Hours: Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m.

Telehealth Ontario
Call for free health information or advice from a registered nurse. 
Phone: 1-866-797-0000 (toll-free) or 1-866-797-0007 (for toll-free TTY service)
In an emergency, call 911
Hours: Always open

Best Start
This website can help you when you are pregnant and breastfeeding. It has lots of information about pregnancy and caring for your baby.

Breastfeeding Services 
Use this website to find breastfeeding clinics and other supports in your community.

Rogers Hixon Ontario Human Milk Bank 
Visit this website to learn more about how to donate your breastmilk.

Breastfeeding – Toronto Public Health
This website has lots of information for women who are breastfeeding.