Best for Babies: LLLC - Toronto - Downtown / Annex / Dufferin Grove

This LLLC Group Typically Meets: 
Every Thursday
Next Meeting Date/Time: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 5:30pm
Next Meeting Topic: 
Other (see below)
Meeting For: 
Prenatal: expectant parents and supporters
Prenatal breastfeeding classes
Meeting Location: 
The Children's Storefront
826 Bloor St W
M6G 1L9 Toronto , ON
43° 39' 19.6308" N, 79° 20' 50.604" W
Ontario CA
LLLC Leader(s): 
Judith Laposa
Tanya Morton
Catherine Pestl
Lisa Smith
Contact Phone: 

Next Class: Three week course; each week builds on the previous lessons. Aiming for March 28, April 4, and 11 2019, waiting to confirm with all partners.

Approximately twice a year, we will be offering our prenatal breastfeeding classes; Best for Babies. Please email for more info and to register. Classes are free of charge, and partners/support persons are welcome. Classes will run for three evenings, usually in fall and again in early spring. The classes build on knowledge from the previous week and will cover:

-myths and truths about breastfeeding and formula feeding -how to create a post-birth plan -how breast milk is actually made! -what to do in the first hour after birth to ensure breastfeeding gets off to a good start -the 3 critical time periods for breastfeeding success -how to position baby at the breast -how to latch baby pain-free -how to prevent scratches, nipple trauma, bleeding nipples and pain -the 4 clinical signs you need to be aware of when baby is breastfeeding -tips and tricks to increase milk supply and feed a baby who is sleepy -breast pumps: which ones, how to use them, when to use them, are they worth the money? -and finally, the question of sleep


To encourage, promote and provide breastfeeding, chest feeding and human milk feeding support and educational opportunities as an important contribution to the health of children, families and society