Student Resources

THANK YOU for being a part of Oakville Family Birth’s prenatal classes! It’s a sincere honour to play a small part in your journey.

Here are some of the resources we’ve discussed and some extras, too.

If you’re on Facebook please join our group if you like! We’re friendly, resourceful, non-judgmental and non-spammy. PPHR cover August 2017 (2) 

Hospital Info:

If you haven’t checked out your hospital’s site yet, look there for helpful info.

Halton Healthcare: 

Oakville Trafalgar Hospital:

Milton District Hospital:

Trillium Health Partners:

Credit Valley Hospital:

Trillium (Mississauga Hospital): 

Joseph Brant Hospital: 

McMaster Hospital:

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton:


All hospitals in the area have post-discharge breastfeeding supports; inquire at the location where you give birth.

Halton Health Care’s Breastfeeding Clinics:

Peel Region’s Breastfeeding Clinics:

St Joseph’s Hamilton – Breastfeeding and Newborn Assessment Unit:

McMaster Hospital Newborn Assessment Post-Discharge (NAP) Clinic: 905-521-2100 ext. 76347

Public Health Units – regardless of where you deliver, you have access to your local health unit: 

International Breastfeeding Centre …videos are particularly helpful

Telehealth Ontario: 1-866-797-0000 (24/7 breastfeeding advice)

Breastcrawling newborn: 

Paced bottle feeding:

Safe preparation of powdered formula:

Maternal Mental Health 

Peel Region has an excellent website on postpartum mood disorders:

There are some great local resources around maternal mental health in this blog post I wrote:

Parenting Support

Oakville Parent-Child Centre 

Milton Community Resource Centre:

Mississauga: Bridgeway Family Centre:

Burlington Reach Out Centre for Kids:

Hamilton EarlyON centres:

If there are any additional resources or contacts that would be helpful to you, don’t hesitate to ask.

Wishing you all the best with the remainder of your pregnancy and a great and healthy birth experience!