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Breast Feeding Resources

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Phila Dept of Health Breast Feeding Promotion Division

The Philadelphia Department of Public Health is involved in breastfeeding promotion in many ways including publishing their annual Philadelphia Breastfeeding Resource Handbook. Click here for breastfeeding plans.
Call 215-685-5237 for help.
www.phila.gov/health
Philadelphia Breast Feeding Directory

PA Department of Health Breastfeeding Handouts

Click here for great handouts in English and Spanish

It’s Only Natural- Breast Feeding Resources for African American Families

Click here for great info www.womenshealth.gov/itsonlynatural

WIC Breastfeeding Resources

If you get WIC and have breastfeeding questions call 215-978-6100.

Maternity Care Coalition Breastfeeding and Community Doula Program

Free breastfeeding support and community doula (labor support) services for women and families. Doulas provide culturally-connected support to women and families during pregnancy, labor, childbirth and the weeks after birth. Breastfeeding support is provided by Certified Lactation Counselors (CLCs). Services available in English and Spanish. 215-386-3804.
maternitycarecoalition.org/breastfeeding

Nursing Mothers Advisory Council

The Nursing Mothers Advisory Council is a volunteer organization that offers free support and counseling for breastfeeding mothers. NMAC is comprised of trained volunteer women who have breastfed their children and who wish to help others breastfeed. Learn more at http://nursingmoms.net/and download the New Mom Notebook here for helpful information and tips on breastfeeding
www.nursingmoms.net

Breast Feeding Resource Center

This is a Nonprofit center staffed by Board Certified Lactation Consultants to address breastfeeding problems. Appts. necessary, sliding scale used to determine payment. 215-886-2433.
www.breastfeedingresourcecenter.org

Health Partners 24 Hour Breast Feeding Support Line

For Health Partners patients. 24 hour breastfeeding hotline. Call 215-307-6791 for issues/questions with breastfeeding.

La Leche League

Information, and support for nursing families- 610-666-0359
En Espanol
www.lllusa.org/web/PhiladelphiaPA.html

KellyMom Breastfeeding info

Dozens of videos and handouts for all breast feeding questions/issues. Click kellymom.com/category/bf/

Breast Feeding Library

Click link below for info.
http://www.ameda.com/breastfeeding/elibrary/qa.aspx

Benefits of Breastfeeding

Click below for Listing of the Benefits of breast feeding as well as local resources for breast feeding families.
Click Here for Benefits and Resources