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Breastfeeding Resources

Breastfeeding Support

Breastfeeding in Combat Boots– website full of info for military moms
https://breastfeedingincombatboots.com
La Leche League– free support group
https://lllofsanantonio.com/our-meetings/
Baby Cafe USA– there are several SA locations with free support groups and resources for breastfeeding mothers
http://www.babycafeusa.org/what-is-a-baby-cafe.html
The Milc Group– they have a free support group and a variety of classes to register and pay for
https://www.themilcgroup.com
Latched– free breastfeeding in home consultation and support for low income and minority
mothers
http://latchedsupport.com/about/
San Antonio Breastfeeding Coalition– website with info for SA moms and families
http://www.sabctx.org

Nurse-Family Partnership

Nurse-Family Partnership is a voluntary, free maternal and childhood health program that gives first-time moms valuable knowledge and support throughout pregnancy and until their babies reach two years of age. Partnering first-time moms with an experienced Registered Nurse empowers these women to confidently create a better life for their children and themselves.

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 herefor helpful information and tips on breastfeeding
www.nursingmoms.net

WIC (Women, Infant, and Children’s Program)

WIC is a supplemental food and nutrition education program funded by federal and state governments to make nutritious foods available to women, infants and children. The following persons may be eligible: Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or who have given birth within the past 6 months, Infants, Children under 5 years old.

https://texaswic.org/

Call 800-942-3678 (800-WIC-FORU) to learn more about Texas WIC.

Downtown: Children’s Hospital of San Antonio. 401 North San Saba. (210) 704-4180.

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 6:30 pm. Walk-ins Welcome.

Medical Center: 5500 Babcock Rd, Suite 123. (210) 340-1161.

Office Hours: Monday – Thursday 7:30 am – 6:30 pm. Walk-ins Welcome.

Breastfeeding Resources Packet

Packet includes information on lactation resources, support groups, WIC, proper handling and storage of human milk, and instructions on how to keep your breast pump clean.

Breastfeeding Resource List 2018