NYGH publications
• Caring for your baby born at North York General Hospital 
• What is jaundice?

Breastfeeding help

North York General Hospital

Toronto Public Health Breastfeeding Services (including free local Download: Free community breastfeeding group poster and Chinese Download: Free Chinese Breastfeeding Support Group breastfeeding support groups)

International Breastfeeding Centre

Breastfeeding Committee for Canada

La Leche League Canada

​​​​​Public health nurses

Toronto (Scarborough, North York, Etobicoke, East York, Toronto)
416-338-7600

York Region (Newmarket, Vaughn, Markham, Woodbridge, Thornhill, Richmond Hill, Maple, Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Georgina, King)
905-895-4511

Peel (Brampton, Mississauga, Caledon)
905-791-7800

Halton (Burlington, Oakville,  Milton, Halton Hills)
905-825-6060

OMama
The OMama website connects women and families to trusted, evidence-informed healthy pregnancy, birth and early parenting information for Ontario.


Publications

Caring for your baby born at North York General Hospital Download: Caring for your baby born at NYGH

This brochure contains information about taking care of your baby in hospital and once you go home.

What is Jaundice? Download: What is Jaundice?
Jaundice is common in newborns and refers to the yellow colour of the skin and the whites of the eyes. Learn about its causes, when to contact your doctor or midwife, treatment and care, and FAQs.
 

Books

Many of these may be available in the public library. Click the link to get details on each book. 

Pregnancy and birth

Parenting

Breastfeeding and infant nutrition


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