Ottawa West Prenatal

This Group is
LLLC Leader(s)
Susan Wheat
Amanda Lancaster
Melissa Laidlaw
Contact Email
Contact Phone
Time zone
Eastern Time
Meeting Location

Ottawa, Nepean, Kanata, Barrhaven, Stittsville ON

45.2585131, -75.9207767


The session is virtual and will run from 1-3 p.m. Email follow-up is provided. To register and receive login information, please text or email Susan. 

Are you pregnant? Do you want to learn about ways to reach your breastfeeding or chestfeeding goals? La Leche League Canada offers prenatal breastfeeding classes for you (the breastfeeding/chestfeeding parent) and your partner or support person, delivered by nationally accredited La Leche League Canada Leaders (breastfeeding educators).

Topics include:

  • Why human milk?

  • Anatomy and milk production

  • The first two hours

  • The first few days

  • How is my baby doing?

  • Positioning

  • Life with a newborn

  • Nighttime parenting

  • Overcoming Challenges

  • Nutrition

  • Breastfeeding and COVID-19

Purchase of the 8th edition of the Womanly Art of Breastfeeding is highly recommended for every new breastfeeding family. Available online in print or as an audiobook from your favourite bookseller. 


Healthcare professionals and students wanting to attend will need to reach out to the Leader of the Group in advance. Registration will need to be completed prior to attending.
Virtual Prenatal Breastfeeding Classes: Available at no cost to pregnant individuals and their partner/support person.

LLLC Virtual Meetings Calendar: Looking for support, visit the calendar for more information.

LLLC meetings information: Some Groups are hosting in-person gatherings, others are hosting virtual meetings or a combination of both. Please check with your local Group for more details.
Please visit our Resource Section for information sheets.