Lansing, Michigan Breastfeeding Resources by Capital Area Breastfeeding Coalition

 Capital Area Breastfeeding Resource Guide 4.28.16

For use by health care providers, mothers and others. If you know of a resource that should be added please contact Ann Siegle at annsiegle@gmail.com.

If you want to print a version of this for your patients, colleagues or friends,  download and print one of the following guides:

Quick Support Guide:

This guide is set up for two guides per page, and can be cut in half after printing :  CABC Quick Support Guide.

Physician/Hospital Guide:

The larger Hospital’s full version includes more resources for postpartum depression and is set up for double-sided single page printing and is ideal for local hospitals, physician offices and breastfeeding support clinics. CABC Printable Resource Guide 3-28-16

FREE Breastfeeding Support:

Capital Area Baby Café:  Drop in breastfeeding support

Wednesdays 10 am-12 pm, Pennway Church of God 1101 E. Cavanaugh Lansing, MI 48910.

Call EPO for more info: (517) 337-7365   Facebook.com/capitalareababycafe

Delta-Waverly La Leche League http://llldeltawaverly.weebly.com/                                           Meetings 1st Tuesday 6:30 pm, McLaren Lansing 401 W. Greenlawn Ave. Lansing, MI 48910.

2nd and 4th Wednesday 10 am Delta Presbyterian Church, 6100 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing

3rd Tuesday 6:30 pm Delta Presbyterian Church 6100 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI

Group Leaders: Mary Ann Collins Martin (517) 321-1818 rt_marti@sprynet.com, Alexia Mansour (248) 766-6988 aliwayout@yahoo.com, Jessi Thomas (989) 598-4404 JDelliBovi827@aol.com

East Lansing La Leche Leaguehttp://lalecheeastlansing.com/                                                 Meetings 1st Thursday 6:30 pm, First Christian Church, 1001 Chester Road, Lansing

3rd Thursday 6:30 pm, WIllow Tree Family Center 3333 S. Pennsylvania Ave #101, Lansing, MI 48910

Virtual Meetings 4th Thursday at 9:00 p.m. Join meetings here: https://www.facebook.com/lalecheeastlansing/posts/494768520707887

Group Leaders Laura laura@ericsprojects.com                                                                                    Jodi (517) 648-0432,  Lindsey (586) 801-3763 lindseylaforte@gmail.com

 

Black Breastfeeding Sisterhood Mother-led breastfeeding support group                                             1st and 3rd Mondays, 3 pm-5 pm, Willow Tree Family Center 3333 S. Pennsylvania, Lansing, MI     park in the back (586) 806-9832 or (517) 420-5421

Breastfeeding in East Lansing Facebook Support Group:  send email request to breastfeedingeastlansing@gmail.com to join.

WIC Breastfeeding Help Line Leave a message 24/7. A Breastfeeding Peer Counselor will return your call. (517) 887-4543.

Ingham County Health Department Public Health Nurse home visits for breastfeeding support. Medicaid-eligible clients (517) 887-4322.

Black Breastfeeding Moms of Michiganhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/276094752544551/

Ingham County WIC Program – 517-887-4326

Eaton County WIC Program – 517-541-2630- Heather Sanders, WIC Coordinator; 517-541-2650, WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

Mid-Michigan District Health Department (Clinton County) WIC Program – 989-224-2195

Shiawassee County Health Department WIC Program – 989-743-2383 or 800-859-4229

Maternal-Infant Outreach Program 

Women’s Health Services – 517-887-4320; www.Ingham.org/hd/womens/index/htm

 County and District 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. 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.
  1. Mid-Michigan District Health Department (Clinton County) 989-224-7772                                 Public Health Nursing, Option 5                                                                                             Maternal and Infant Support Services, Option 6                                                                           WIC Program, Option 5
  2. Shiawassee County Health Department WIC Program – 989-743-2383 or 800-859-4229

Other Resources

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

Help for Postpartum Depression

Kersten Kimmerly, LMSW Individual and Group therapy 517 333-3741

Jennifer Novello, LMSW, 517 999-9005

Dr. Shelley Smithson (Psychologist) 517 332-1562

“Warm Line” Jennifer Chenault 517-204-3067.

Shades of Motherhood: Postpartum depression Support group. Email: shadesofmotherhood@gmail.com 734-204-3067

Books:

  1. The Baby Book: Everything You Need to Know About your Baby from Birth to Age Two, William and Martha Sears
  2. The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, Diane Wiessinger and Diana West
  3. The Breastfeeding Mother’s Guide to Making More Milk, Diane West
  4. Mothering Multiples, Karen Gromada
  5. Balancing Breast & Bottle: Reaching Your Breastfeeding Goals, Amy Peterson and Mindy Harmer
  6. Breastfeeding Made Simple: Seven Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers, Nancy Mohrbacher and Kathleen Kendall-Tackett
  7. Working and Breastfeeding Made Simple, Nancy Mohrbacher
  8. Sweet Sleep: Nighttime and Naptime Strategies for the Breastfeeding Family,  La Leche League International , Diane Wiessinger , Diana West , Linda J. Smith ,Teresa Pitman

Websites:

  1. Best for Babes Foundation – www.bestforbabes.org
  2. Black Mothers Breastfeeding Association–http://www.blackmothersbreastfeeding.org
  3. Capital Area Breastfeeding Coalition – www.mibreastfedbaby.com
  4. CDC Guide to Breastfeeding Interventions – www.cdc.gov/breastfeeding/resources/guide.htm
  5. Infant Risk Center – Medications & mother’s milk answer hotline — www.infantrisk.com
  6. Kellymom.com, IBCLC Lactation Consultant breastfeeding answer site – www.kellymom.com
  7. Michigan Breastfeeding Network:  http://www.mibreastfeeding.org/  
  8. Stanford University School of Medicine, “Getting Started with Breastfeeding”  http://newborns.stanford.edu/Breastfeeding/
  9. Nancy Mohrbacher Solutions on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/NancyMohrbacher
  10. Nancy Mohrbacher blog and resources: http://www.nancymohrbacher.com

 Apps and Blogs – with links to other bloggers:

  1. Coffective Free mobile app. Evidence based educational materials about breastfeeding
  2. The Breastfeeding Solutions app by Nancy Mohrbacher. Costs $4.99 on iTunes. Straightforward solutions to the 30 most common breastfeeding problems.
  3. Momzelle Breastfeeding Blog:http://www.momzelle.com/blog/– research, anecdotes from a new mother, and nursing fashions.
  4. Secrets of Baby Behavior, University of California-Davis Human Lactation Center- http://www.secretsofbabybehavior.com/

 

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