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Breastfeeding Help On The North Shore

Resources for breastfeeding information – including the early days, the first year of breastfeeding, and beyond – all on the North Shore!

Coast Midwifery encourages everyone to be familiar with these resources, as you never know when you are going to need some support!

Maybe it’s at the beginning of breastfeeding, maybe it’s at the end.  Below is list of places you can get help with common breastfeeding challenges and concerns as well as information about general breastfeeding matters and inspiration.

  • Parent-Infant drop-ins:  Breastfeeding support from Public Health Nurses.  You can access baby weigh scales here and seek advice from the nurse, and participate in an ever-changing educational talk.  All four below are open from 1-3pm the talk is at 2pm.


Hillside Baptist Church
Lynn Valley Road
North Vancouver, BC


West Community Health Centre
2121 Marine Drive
West Vancouver, BC

Parkgate Community Centre
3625 Banff Court
North Vancouver, BC


John Braithwaite Community Centre
145 West 1st Street
North Vancouver, BC

Call 604-983-6700 to confirm locations, times, and current talk topics, all are subject to change.

  • Baby Nurse on Call: 604-983-6700 Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm.
  • I Hope Family Center:  Breastfeeding and Postpartum Group drop-in, lead by a lactation Consultant.  (Also has a wide range of education, support and counseling services.)


101-255 West 1st Street
North Vancouver, BC

  • La Leche League: Mother to mother advice, support and encouragement on the phone or at North Shore meetings.  Call 604-520-4623 to find a leader/group near you or visit

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