DAY: Every Friday, but must call to register for attendance purposes (520-477-7752)
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 Tucson Medical Center
LOCATION: Tucson Medical Center, Canyon Room, 5301 E. Grant Rd, Tucson
DAY: Every Monday
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.
Due to the pandemic, the only La Leche League meeting in town is a virtual Zoom on the third Monday of the month at 6:30pm. Meeting info access is given to those who send a message to [email protected]
ONE-ON-ONE BREASTFEEDING APPOINTMENTS
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.
FREE BREASTFEEDING HOTLINES
Do you have immediate questions or concerns? Please call the Tucson La Leche League Warmline at 520-789-MILK (520-789-6455) or the Arizona Breastfeeding Hotline (multilingual) at 1-800-833-4642.
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