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.
Philadelphia Breast Feeding Directory
Click here for great info www.womenshealth.gov/itsonlynatural
If you get WIC and have breastfeeding questions call 215-978-6100.
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.
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
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.
For Health Partners patients. 24 hour breastfeeding hotline. Call 215-307-6791 for issues/questions with breastfeeding.
Dozens of videos and handouts for all breast feeding questions/issues. Click kellymom.com/category/bf/
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