Toronto Public Health offers free breastfeeding support by telephone, video calls, eChat and/or in-person breastfeeding clinic appointments. If you would like a Public Health Nurse to contact you to help with breastfeeding and/or coping after having a baby, please complete the service request form.

Breast milk/breastfeed/breastfeeding are also known as human milk/chestfeed/chestfeeding respectively and can be used interchangeably. Please note the term ‘mother’ is used in some resources however, the content is intended for all parents and caregivers.

Breast milk is all the food your baby needs for the first six months. Breastfeeding can continue for two years or more.