Free vs Paid
Breastfeeding support for Ontario residents with OHIP coverage is free of charge. Each consult also includes live assessment by qualified Pediatrician.
Private virtual or in-home breastfeeding consultations, prenatal consultations, after hours support or any services to out-of-province patients is a paid service. In such cases no Pediatrician will be present.
Virtual OHIP Consultation~ 45-60 minute session
- Service is covered by OHIP for residents of Ontario
- Doctor or Midwife Referral and completion of Patient Intake Forms is required prior to the consultation time
- Virtual Breastfeeding Consultation with Lactation Consultant Oksana Laurinaviciene, IBCLC, and with a qualified Pediatrician (from Quick Care Pediatrics) with all required prescriptions
- Video connection is through OTN eVisit secure and encrypted video channel only
- Weekdays 9-5 only
Private In-Home Consultationstarting from ~1.5 hour session
- In-home Breastfeeding Consultation with Lactation Consultant Sofya Brainin, RN, IBCLC
- Travel time and distance is calculated from Thornhill as an extra charge
Private Virtual Consultationup to 60 minute session
How to prepare for virtual OHIP consultation:
- Smartphone or Tablet device (Laptop/Desktop computer is not recommended)
- Install Pexip Infinity Connect (required app for OHIP covered consultations; watch instructional video how to prepare for OTN eVisit)
- Working email program on your device (to receive Pexip OTN eVisit connection links)
- Install WhatsApp (as a backup communication app)
- Good internet connection
- Sufficient lighting
- Mother with a baby present
- Assisting person (partner or another family member)
On the day of the consult you will receive OTN eVisit link by email. Please be available to receive a video call on time. Your scheduled booking is also being coordinated with a stand-by Pediatrician.
Please reach out for a private breastfeeding consultation or ask questions below. You can also reach us using LIVE CHAT function at the bottom corner of your screen. We're open weekdays from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.