Breastfeeding Helping Tree – List of Resources - February 2018
*Please note - for hyperlinks to websites, please click on Helping Tree diagram on home page.*
These centres provide a variety of programs and supports to families with young children. Your local centre is a great place to start if you have questions or concerns about your child, want to meet to other parents or are seeking parenting advice and support.
Halifax & Area:
Dartmouth & Area
Cobequid & West Hants
Other Community Supports:
Breastfeeding support within your own family, as well as within your community are important factors that will influence your decision to breastfeed. Here are a few groups and organizations within our community that you can contact to find further breastfeeding support.
If you have questions or concern about breastfeeding, here are some websites you can visit for more information.
If you have questions or concerns about breastfeeding, here is a list of groups and organizations you can contact.
Health Services & Professionals:
If you have questions or concerns about breastfeeding and need to speak to a professional, here are the names of a few organizations, services and/or groups you can contact.
Here are a few good children's books in which breastfeeding is the norm.
"I’m Made of Mama’s Milk" by Mary Olsen
"Mama’s Milk" by Michael Elsohn Ross
"The Mystery of the Breast" by Victoria De Aboitiz
"We Like to Nurse" by Chia Martin
There are many books published about breastfeeding, here are some we recommend.
Pump and Pillows:
Here are a few organizations and businesses you can contact if you would like to rent, borrow or buy a breast pump and/or breastfeeding pillow.