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Clinics, programs and services

We’re here to support you at each stage of parenting

Call us at 905-799-7700, Caledon 905-584-2216.
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Other information

Currently available by phone only

The Healthy Babies Healthy Children program is providing virtual visits by phone from a Public Health Nurse. In person visits are not currently offered.

Healthy Babies Healthy Children is a free and voluntary program that can help your family learn about:

  • Having a healthy pregnancy.
  • Developing a positive relationship with your child.
  • Promoting your child's growth and development.
  • Connecting you to resources and programs in your community.
  • Working together to give your child the best start in life.

Eligibility

This program is for:

  • Pregnant moms.
  • Families with children from birth to school entry, who are having challenging or stressful life situations.

Interpreters are available in many languages.

If you are pregnant, ask your family doctor, midwife or nurse about the program.

Call Peel Public Health at 905-799-7700, Caledon 905-584-2216, Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Healthy Babies Healthy Children program is funded by the government of Ontario and delivered by Peel Public Health.

Whether you're thinking of having a baby, are pregnant or are caring for your child we're here to help.

We offer telephone counselling and information about:

  • Healthy pregnancy
  • Breastfeeding and feeding your baby
  • Postpartum Mood Disorders and supports
  • Growth and development for children 6 years and under
  • Sleep
  • Feeding your child
  • Keeping your home safe
  • Toilet learning
  • Child behaviour
  • Community programs

Call Peel Public Health at 905-799-7700, Caledon 905-584-2216.

Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

We offer free online child birth and parenting classes. These classes are perfect for parents who need a more flexible schedule, are on bed rest, or prefer online learning.

Register for virtual prenatal classes.

For prenatal classes in the community, including Healthy Start and Teen Prenatal Supper Club, contact healthystart@bridgewaycentre.ca or 905-822-1114 ext. 243.

BridgeWay also provides other programs designed for new mothers.

Clinics are currently closed

Support is available by calling 905-799-7700, Caledon 905-584-2216. Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Learn more about our Baby Feeding Support Clinics.

Services in the community

Virtual support

Ontario Breastfeeding Clinic
Lactation consults from the comfort of home. For quickest service, text BOOKNOW to 877-822-1105 for a virtual appointment. Get more information about the Ontario Breastfeeding Clinic.

In-person support

Breastfeeding basics at BridgeWay
Workshops sharing information, advice, and experiences about breastfeeding. Contact info@bridgewaycentre.ca or call 905-822-1114 ext. 0

The Doctor's Breastfeeding Clinic
10 Gillingham Drive, Unit 201, Brampton
In person appointments available. Free with health card. Call in advance for an appointment at 289-233-1957. Access The Doctor’s Breastfeeding Clinic.

International Breastfeeding Centre (Newman Clinic)
Online and in-person appointments available (for a fee). Online free resources available. Visit International Breastfeeding Centre for more information. Call in advance for an appointment: 416-498-0002 ext. 221

Private Lactation Consultants
To hire and pay for a Lactation Consultant, visit the Canadian Lactation Consultants Association.

Sign up for this free support program to talk with a mother who has breastfed her own children. Talk by phone or on a closed Facebook group. Call as often as you need.

Contact us any time before or after baby is born.

Email us to sign-up or call 905-799-7700, Caledon 905-584-2216.

If English isn't your first language

We have volunteers who speak several languages and we will try to match you with a mom who speaks the same language as you.

Become a Breastfeeding Companion

We're looking for mothers who have had a positive breastfeeding experience for at least 6 months and who value the importance of breastfeeding. You must be able to attend a training session and be willing to provide telephone support to mothers living in Peel.

To learn more, visit our volunteer in health page.

About 20% of mothers and up to 14% of fathers will experience a postpartum mood disorder (PMD). It's not anyone's fault, but it's very important for you and your family to get help early.

Peel Postpartum Mood Disorder Program offers information and community resources about PMD for families and health professionals in Peel.

Part of the program includes the Distress Centres of Greater Toronto Helpline giving caring emotional telephone support for women and their families during pregnancy and after the birth of baby.

  • Brampton and Mississauga 905-459-7777
  • Caledon 1-877-298-5444

For BridgeWay’s Postpartum Mood Disorder Peer Support Program, contact: