A newborn baby held by a provider at Island Health.

Breastfeeding Services

Having a baby is a life-changing experience and becoming a parent can be challenging or even overwhelming. Island Health is devoted to helping you and your baby stay healthy and identify concerns in the early stages. Our expert team provides non-judgmental and confidential support, education and treatment to help you care for your newborn.

Services Provided

Island Health provides comprehensive breastfeeding support to create the best possible physical and emotional outcomes for concerns about:

  • Shallow or painful latch
  • Tongue-tie
  • Slow weight gain
  • Low mild supply
  • Supplementing options, when necessary
  • Pumping efficiently
  • Other concerns related to pre-natal planning and feeding your baby

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