Welcome to the Perth District Health Unit breastfeeding video library!

For frequently asked questions, watch the following breastfeeding videos and learn about breast milk supply, hand expression, latching, breastfeeding positions, and more.

  • If you have any questions about feeding your baby, call Health Line to speak with a Public Health Nurse at 519-271-7600 or toll-free at 1-877-271-7348 extension 267, Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
  • For information on breastfeeding clinics and supports, please see Breastfeeding Clinics and Supports.

Breastfeeding Videos

Baby's first hour.Breastfeeding in the First Hours, created by the Region of Peel.

Learn about your baby's feeding cues.
Baby laying skin-to-skin with someone.Skin-to-skin with Baby, created by the Region of Peel.

Why skin-to-skin is the best place to begin immediately after baby's birth.
Close-up picture of a baby breastfeeding.The Latch, created by the Region of Peel.

Make sure that you've got a good latch because it will affect how much milk the baby will remove as well as how much milk your body makes.
Picture of a woman breastfeeding with support.Breastfeeding Positions, created by the Region of Peel.

A good position and latch helps your baby get enough milk.
Picture of a woman speaking about breastfeeding after having a caesarean section.Breastfeeding your Baby after a Caesarean Birth, created by the Region of Peel with Trillium Health Partners.

Getting off to a good start with breastfeeding after a caesarean birth.
Milk supply, created by Middlesex-London Health Unit.

How do I know if I have enough milk to feed my baby? Learn how a good latch and how often your baby feeds impacts how much milk you produce.
Strategies for Increasing your Milk Supply, created by Middlesex-London Health Unit.

Learn about strategies to help you determine if your baby is getting enough milk and ensure your milk supply is on track.
Hand Expression, created by Healthy Families British Columbia.

Some women choose to express breast milk by hand - which can be done almost anywhere. Here is a useful video to help you with the basics.
Hand Expression, created by UNICEF - United Kingdom Baby Friendly Initiative.

Thank you to the Region of Peel and Middlesex-London Health Unit for allowing us to display their breastfeeding instructional videos on our website. The videos provide helpful and evidence-based information.