Check out this great site from Dept. of Public Health https://www.phila.gov/services/mental-physical-health/get-health-care-and-support/family-and-childrens-health-care/get-breastfeeding-support/. Great resources for families including help lines and healthcare providers. Hotline for breastfeeding questions call 1-800-994-9662
A FREE mobile app that provides on-demand access to lactation specialists right from your smartphone. Get the app “Pacify” in the Apple Store or Google Play.
Enter the enrollment code PHILLY at signup for FREE 24/7 access. Bilingual Info here www.pacify.com/pdph
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.
2020 Breast Feeding Resource Directory
Click here for great info www.womenshealth.gov/its-only-natural
If you get WIC and have breastfeeding questions call 800-367-6347 for help
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/.
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.
Information, and support for nursing families- 610-666-0359
Dozens of videos and handouts for all breast feeding questions/issues. Click kellymom.com/category/bf/
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