WOMEN'S HEALTH / BREASTFEEDING IBCLC

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eReferral Advice also available

As an alternative to tele-advice, providers in the Calgary Zone can submit an eReferral Advice Request for support with breast health. Consult the eReferral reasons for referral document for more information.

Physicians and their support staff can submit Alberta Netcare eReferral Advice Requests to specialists and receive clinical advice within five calendar days.

How to request Breastfeeding IBCLC tele-advice

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding statutory holidays.

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Tele-advice can also be requested by calling 403.910.2551 or toll-free at 1.844.962.5465. Please have the patient's Personal Health Number at hand for all tele-advice enquiries.


What can I enquire about?

  • Medications or advice related to mother's milk supply
  • Medication safety with breastfeeding
  • COVID+ mother who is breastfeeding
  • Domperidone recommendations for the breastfeeding mother, including considerations if on QT prolonging medications
  • Treatment plan recommendations for a suspected yeast infection in the mother's breast
  • Recommendations around baby with a milk protein allergy

More details

Non-urgent tele-advice is available from a team of physicians who have in International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant certificate.

To request this service by phone, call 403-910-2551 and press 6, 3.

Contact us

If you have a question, comment or technical issue, please call 403.910.2551 Ext 0, or email specialistlink@calgaryareapcns.ca.