top of page




Yellowknife/Northwest Territories Resources

NWT Supports Breastfeeding – A healthy start for life

Services for Pregnant Families and Babies

Yellowknife Public Health Clinic (867) 920-6570 

Stanton Territorial Hospital

Moms, Boobs and Babies Resources

Nipple Diaries: Reflections on the Art of Breastfeeding
– description, excerpts and order information

10 Things to Know Your First Week Breastfeeding


Breastfeeding Information

Dr. Jack Newman’s Website

La Leche League Canada

The Baby Friendly Initiative

LactMed – (information on drugs, chemicals and medication while breastfeeding)

World Health Organization – Breastfeeding

Health Canada Infant Feeding


Family Health

Canadian Paediatrics Society

Health Canada

Services, Supports and Activities in Yellowknife

Lots of Other Great Online Resources

DIY (Do It Yourself) Nursing and Baby Supplies

Nursing Cover Pattern

Nursing pads Instructions

Megan Nielsen circular nursing pad pattern

Nursing Pillow Pattern

Baby Butt Balm

More DIY ideas for nursing and baby


The GNWT Department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) maintains a list of licensed dayhomes and childcare here:


You can also contact Early Childhood Consultants in your region. You can get the current contacts for Early Childhood Consultants from going to and searching the phone directory by Department (Education, Culture and Employment). Note that unlicensed day homes also exist and sometimes advertise on Facebook, yktrader, or other locations when spots are available.

Helpful Breastfeeding & Parenting Links

bottom of page