Local Breastfeeding Resource List

 Breastfeeding Resource Guide 2.21.14  - for use by health care providers, mothers and other referrers. If you know of a resource that should be added please contact Ann Siegle at ann@Triadesignfirm.com or 517-886-9708

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County Health Departments

  1. Barry-Eaton District Heath Department (Lansing No.) – 517-485-7110                               WIC Program – 517-541-2630 (Eaton) or 269-945-9516 (Barry)
  2. Mid-Michigan District Health Department (Clinton County) 989-224-7772                        Options: Public Health Nursing, Option 5                                                                                       Maternal and Infant Support Services, Option 6                                                             WIC Program, Option 5
  3. Ingham County Health Department
    1. Child Health Services – 517-887-4305
    2. Prenatal Nutritionist – 517-887-4320
    3. Public Health Nursing – 517-887-4322–home visits for breastfeeding support
    4. WIC Program – 517-887-4326
    5. WIC Breastfeeding Help Line-  517-887-4543  - leave a message 24/7.
  4. Shiawassee County Health Department                                                                                  WIC Program – 989-743-2383 or 800-859-4229

Lactation Consultants – Hospital-based

McLaren Greater Lansing–517 975-7330

  • Deb Kline, RN

Sparrow Lactation Support Services (at Sparrow Only) – 517-364-2652

  • Patricia Lutz, RN, IBCLC
  • Kathy Malone, LBSW, RN, IBCLC
  • Karen Twyman, RN, MS, MSW, IBCLC
  • Maureen Dillon, RN, IBCLC
  • Beth McLellan, RN, IBCLC in the RNICU– 517-364-2844

Lactation Consultants– Fee-for-Service

  • Tina Brenner, RN, BSN, IBCLC – 517-282-4399; 517-282-4399 http://www.babystepslactation.com/
  • Linda Gewirtz, RN, IBCLC, Say Yes to Breast, 989-415-9991
  • Bosom Buddies:  Kathy Malone, LBSW,RN, IBCLC — 810-229-3328 Livingston County
  • Laura Spitzfaden, IBCLC - 517-285-7819 website:   http://feedthebabyllc.com
FREE Breastfeeding Support:
  1. Capital Area Baby Cafe: Website Drop-in Center for Breastfeeding Moms
  2. Delta-Waverly La Leche League
  3. East Lansing La Leche League: http://lalecheeastlansing.com/
  4. Ingham County WIC Program – 517-887-4326
  5. Ingham County WIC Breastfeeding Help Line – 517- 887-4543
  6. Eaton County WIC Program – 517-541-2630- Heather Sanders or peer counselor Heather Dyer
  7. Mid-Michigan District Health Department (Clinton County) WIC Program – 989-224-2195
  8. Shiawassee County Health Department WIC Program – 989-743-2383 or 800-859-4229
  9. Expectant Parents Organization–EPO is pleased to announce our NEW BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUP. This group is for moms that are nursing and for moms that are thinking about breastfeeding. Our Breastfeeding Support Group meets on the last Wednesday of each month at the East Lansing Public Library on Abbot Rd. in East Lansing. The time is from 11:30am to 1:00pm.
    Please call our office for other times and locations. Call 517-337-7365. EPO website is http://www.epobaby.org

Books:

  1. The Baby Book: Everything You Need to Know About your Baby from Birth to Age Two –  http://www.amazon.com/The-Baby-Book-Revised-Edition/dp/0316198269
  2. The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding

Websites:

  1. Kellymom.com, IBCLC Lactation Consultant breastfeeding answer site – www.kellymom.com
  2. Infant Risk Center – Medications & mother’s milk answer hotline — www.infantrisk.com
  3. Black Mothers Breastfeeding Association–http://www.blackmothersbreastfeeding.org
  4. Capital Area Breastfeeding Coalition – www.mibreastfedbaby.com
  5. A Mother’s One Stop Breastfeeding Resource – www.breastmilkcounts.com
  6. Access to 14 modules from Virginia – www.breastfeedingtraining.org
  7. New York and various states info – www.breastfeedingpartners.org
  8. Best for Babes Foundation – www.bestforbabes.org
  9. HRSA – Info for breastfeeding – http://ask.hrsa.gov/results_materials.cfm?type=kword&searchterm=439
  10. CDC Guide to Breastfeeding Interventions – www.cdc.gov/breastfeeding/resources/guide.htm
  11. Health and Human Services –www.womenshealth.gov/breastfeeding
  12. Healthy People 2020 – www.healthypeople.gov/2020/default.aspx
  13. United States Breastfeeding Coalition – www.usbreastfeeding.org
  14. US Department of Labor – www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/whdfs73.htm
  15. Capital Area Birth Network http://capitalareabirthnetwork.org/
  16. American Academy of Pediatrics – www.aap.org/breastfeeding
  17. Professional Organization Positions on Breastfeeding – Texas Dept of Health – www.dshs.state.tx.us/wichd/bf/bfposition.shtm
  18. Resources for Physicians – Texas Dept of Health – www.dshs.state.tx.us/wichd/bf/protocol.shtm
  19. Texas Department of Health – http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/wichd/lactate/peer.shtm
  20. Medela Breastfeeding Resource – www.medelabreastfeedingus.com
  21. Ameda Breastfeeding Resource – www.Ameda.com
  22. Capital Area Birth Network – www.Capitalareabirthnetwork.org
  23. Mothering Ourselves - http://www.motheringourselves.com
  24. You Can Breastfeed Here - http://youcanbreastfeedhere.com/about/
  25. Feed the Baby LLC - www.feedthebabyllc.com 
  26. Michigan Breastfeeding Network:  http://www.mibreastfeeding.org/  
  27. Stanford University School of Medicine, “Getting Started with Breastfeeding”  http://newborns.stanford.edu/Breastfeeding/
Blogs – with links to other bloggers:
  1. Motherwear Breastfeeding Blog: Breastfeeding research, tips, podcasts & nursing fashions, Carnivals of Breastfeeding (search Carnival) with links to many, many bloggers posting about breastfeeding topics.  http://breastfeeding.blog.motherwear.com/
  2. Momzelle Breastfeeding Blog:http://www.momzelle.com/blog/- research, anecdotes from a new mother, and nursing fashions.
  3. Secrets of Baby Behavior, University of California-Davis Human Lactation Center- http://www.secretsofbabybehavior.com/

Breast Pump Rental and Sales

  1. Sparrow Regional Medical Supply and Pharmacy
    •      Lansing – Phone: 517-371-2115; Fax: 517-371-1227
    •      St. Johns – Phone: 989-224-6730; Fax: 989-224-3245
  2. Breastfeeding Support and Counseling – 517-339-3038– Tina Brenner
  3. Sobak’s Home Medical (Owosso) – 989-723-8927
  4. MSU Clinical Center Pharmacy – 517-353-4930
  5. Bosom Buddies Lactation Support (Livingston County) – 810-229-3328
  6. Healthy Mother, Healthy Baby Brown’s Advanced Care (Jackson) – 517-789-7302
  7. Mother and Earth Baby Boutique - www.MotherAndEarth.com - 517-204-2248
  8. Bundle of Joy (Eaton Rapids) – 517-230-9629
  9. Hygeia —   888.786.7466
  10. Medela – 800-435-8316

Maternal-Infant Outreach Program 

Women’s Health Services – 517-887-4320

Other Resources

Willow Tree Family Center, 3333 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Suite 101, Lansing, MI 48910 www.willowtreefamily.com   586-806-WTFC

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