Breastfeeding Resources

The Breastfeeding Tea for pregnant and new mothers.  Wednesdays from 1:30-3:00 at the Jefferson County Health Department in the QFC plaza.  Support group for breastfeeding and parenting.

Got Mother’s Milk is a Port Townsend breastfeeding group offering support and info both at meetings and on facebook.  Join the facebook group or contact Audrey Miles Cherney at 379-4743.

New Family Services of Clallam County is based out of Olympic Medical Center and offers education, support, and nurse home visits for families in Clallam.  The lactation consultants are excellent and are available for families outside of Clallam by referral.  Call (360)417-7652.  Covered by Medicaid and most insurances.

http://www.kellymom.com/ Lots of breastfeeding and parenting information and perspective, plus articles and research.

http://www.bestforbabes.org/ Fun breastfeeding information and articles.

http:www.llli.org La Leche League’s official website.  A wealth of breastfeeding information plus an online store for nursing bras, pumps, and other nursing products.

http://www.lllofwa.org to find a group near you.  There is an active group in Clallam County, contact Anna at (360)683-8073 or email annat18@hotmail.com for meeting times.

There are a handful of active groups in Kitsap County.  Currently, there is no active LLL group in Port Townsend.

www.infantrisk.com Fascinating research on breastfeeding and the safety of drugs and medications during breastfeeding.

http://milkinmamas.com/ or call (877)522-6262.  Donate breastmilk to babies in need.

http://www.ilca.org International Lactation Consultant Association.  Find a certified lactation consultant (Kathy and Melanie are in the process of certifying).