Breastfeeding Support Groups in Tucson

breastfeeding support groups tucson | Breastfeeding Support Groups in Tucson

Are you breastfeeding your new baby in Tucson? Do you have questions or concerns? Worried about milk supply, nipple pain, or baby's latch? Need pumping pointers?

Attend a free breastfeeding support group, where you will have the chance to interact with other new moms and hear from lactation consultants and experienced breastfeeding moms.

  • All groups are open to new mothers, regardless of where you delivered your baby.
  • There is no need to sign up ahead of time. Feel free to drop in on as an-needed basis.
  • Unless otherwise noted, all groups are free.
  • You may want to call or e-mail ahead of time to confirm that the meeting will be happening.

Breastfeeding Support Group at Babymoon Inn

  • LOCATION: 2802 N Alvernon Way Suite 100, Tucson
  • DAY: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month
  • TIME: 9:00am-10:30am
  • DESCRIPTION: Facilitators are Drs. Jessie Pettit, MD, IBCLC and Autumn Stevenson, MD, IBCLC.
  • NOTES: Free and open to the public. No need to RSVP.

Breastfeeding Support Group at Banner UMC

  • LOCATION: Banner - University Medical Center, 1625 N. Campbell Ave, Tower 1, Floor 5, Classroom 504
  • DAY: Every Thursday
  • TIME: 9:00am-10:30am
  • Description: Topics covered include: latch issues, milk supply, how to know your baby is getting enough, breast care, and pumping/back to work.
  • NOTES: Free and open to the public. No need to RSVP. Anyone can attend, regardless of which hospital your baby was born at.
  • PARKING: Parking is free. Surface parking, valet, or garage are all options. Parking garage B is located nearer the emergency room and diamond children’s center. Take the ticket and have it validated at the info desk in the lobby. Valet is free M-F during regular business hours.

La Leche League of Tucson Breastfeeding Support Group

  • LOCATION: Eckstrom-Columbus Library, 4350 E. 22nd St, Tucson (Large Meeting Room)
  • DAY: 1st Saturday of the month
  • TIME: 10:00am-11:30am
  • NOTES: Free and open to the public. No need to RSVP.
  • Email [email protected] for more information.

Breastfeeding Support Group at Milk & Honey

  • LOCATION: Milk & Honey, 3844 E. Pima St, Tucson
  • DAY: Every Friday, but must call to register for attendance purposes (520-477-7752)
  • TIME: 9:30am-10:30am
  • DESCRIPTION: Milk and Honey’s weekly breastfeeding support group is facilitated by providers and is a great, free resource for the community. Families are welcome to attend every Friday so they can ask questions and get tips and advice from experts. 
  • NOTES: Milk and Honey offers other services for breastfeeding and infant feeding support, including one-on-one appointments. Classes offered include: prenatal, breastfeeding, transitioning to solids, and infant massage. 

Breastfeeding Support Group at Northwest Medical Center

  • LOCATION: Northwest Womens Center Classroom, 1920 W Rudasill Rd Tucson, AZ 85704
  • DAY: Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday
  • TIME: 10:00am-11:00am
  • DESCRIPTION: Free and open to the public

Breastfeeding Support Group at St. Joseph's Hospital

  • LOCATION: St. Joseph's Hospital (Childbirth Education Classroom), 350 N. Wilmot Rd, Tucson
  • DAY: Every Tuesday
  • TIME: 3:30pm-5:00pm
  • DESCRIPTION: A support group for new mothers and their infants. Visit with other moms, receive support from lactation specialists, share experiences, and much more.

Breastfeeding Support Group at Tucson Medical Center

  • LOCATION: Tucson Medical Center, Canyon Room, 5301 E. Grant Rd, Tucson
  • DAY: Every Monday
  • TIME: 10:00am-11:30am
  • DESCRIPTION: "Whether you're a first-time mom or this baby is number five or six, you can find help and support with breastfeeding at TMC's free weekly breastfeeding support group. Spend time with other moms and babies. Learn and share valuable parenting advice. Find out how much breast milk your baby is getting with a pre- and post-feed weight. Latch, positioning, and other breastfeeding assistance will be offered by a certified lactation consultant."
  • NOTES: TMC also offers an outpatient breastfeeding support clinic by appointment, as well as breast pump rentals and other items at the hospital-based gift shop, The Desert Cradle. For more information about any of these programs or services, call TMC's breastfeeding support line at 520-324-5730.

FREE Zoom Meeting through Tucson La Leche League

La Leche League of Tucson offers a free zoom meeting on the third Saturday of the month at 6:00pm. Meeting info access is given to those who send a message to [email protected]. You may also want to join the Tucson La Leche League Facebook group.


Milk & Honey, Northwest Medical Center, St. Joseph's Hospital, and Tucson Medical Center all offer one-on-one breastfeeding support appointments and/or clinics. Note that breastfeeding support groups tend to be free, whereas individual appointments tend to be available for a fee*.

*It is possible that your insurance will cover lactation support. Call your insurance company for more information.


Do you have immediate questions or concerns? Please call the La Leche League of Tucson Breastfeeding Help Line at 520-477-7990 or the Arizona Breastfeeding Hotline (multilingual) at 1-800-833-4642.

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