Capital Area Breastfeeding Resource Guide

 Capital Area Breastfeeding Resource Guide 12.2.14

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.

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FREE Breastfeeding Support:
  1. Capital Area Baby Café: a drop in breastfeeding program providing support from other mothers and skilled breastfeeding counselors. Meets Wednesdays, 10-noon at Lansing Area Church of Christ, 2452 Cedar St., Holt. Call EPO for more info: 517-337-7365. Facebook page:Capital Area Baby Cafe
  2. Delta-Waverly La Leche League http://llldeltawaverly.weebly.com/
  3. East Lansing La Leche League: http://lalecheeastlansing.com/
  4. Breastfeeding in East Lansing Facebook page:  send email request to breastfeedingeastlansing@gmail.com to join.
  5. Ingham County WIC Program – 517-887-4326
  6. Ingham County WIC Breastfeeding Help Line – 517- 887-4543
  7. Eaton County WIC Program – 517-541-2630- Heather Sanders or peer counselor Heather Dyer
  8. Mid-Michigan District Health Department (Clinton County) WIC Program – 989-224-2195
  9. 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

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

Lactation Consultants– Fee-for-Service

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  http://www.amazon.com/The-Womanly-Breastfeeding-Diane-Wiessinger/dp/0345518446

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/
 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; www.Ingham.org/hd/womens/index/htm

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. 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.
  3. 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
  4. 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

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