La Leche League encourages, promotes, and provides mother-to-mother breastfeeding support and educational opportunities as an important contribution to the health of children, families, and society. Mother-to-mother support can make a difference in ensuring a positive breastfeeding experience.
Locate a group in Saskatchewan
Phone: (306) 655-4805 (recorded message with information about LLL Saskatoon)
Saskatoon Breastfeeding Matters is a community-based not-for-profit organization of mothers and health professionals. They work to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding in the community as a biological, ecological, and cultural norm.
The Saskatoon Mothers' Centre is a safe space where mothers and their children can gather in a warm and welcoming environment.Their focus for the centre is to build confidence through connecting and supporting one another, while nurturing women's strengths and leadership skills.
It is open to all women of all ages, classes, backgrounds and nationalities. Women and their children are welcome from all areas of Saskatoon, including new residents and recent immigrants.
CHEP Good Food Inc. works with children, families, and communities to improve access to good food boxes and promote food security. Breastfeeding has many health benefits for babies and mothers as well as being the economical choice, and so CHEP believes strongly in supporting breastfeeding women and is an advocate for the Baby-Friendly Initiative (BFI) in Saskatoon. For more information about CHEP programs, go to www.chep.org.
The Breastfeeding Committee for Saskatchewan, Inc. (BCS) is a network of health professionals and consumers that work to protect, promote and support breastfeeding within Saskatchewan as the optimal method of infant feeding.
The Breastfeeding Committee for Canada (BCC) was established in 1991 with the vision of establishing breastfeeding as the cultural norm for infant feeding within Canada.
The SLCA provides a forum for International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC’s) in Saskatchewan to exchange information and ideas, and to provide education to it's membership.
JOIN the SLCA If you are a currently certified IBCLC in Saskatchewan, you work with breastfeeding families, even if you are not a lactation consultant, you are invited to join the SLCA Inc. This includes midwives, doulas, LLLL, LC's, colleagues who work with breastfeeding families.
Membership ensures an invitation to the biannual meetings and education sessions (CERPs provided). As a member, you will enjoy reduced registration fees for the education sessions, and you will receive minutes and correspondence from the SLCA Inc.
For more information, please contact Chairperson, Janelle Amyotte at WeBreastfeed@paphr.sk.ca
SLCA Membership Form (PDF)
Lactation Consultants and others will find breastfeeding support, promotion and protection at these Canadian and International sites:
To locate an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant in your area, click here.