If you have questions about breastfeeding before you deliver your baby, or need help after delivery, please call any of the telephone numbers or visit the websites listed below.
(International Board Certified Lactation Consultants)
-Hospitals employ IBCLCs.
-Hospital stores which sell pumps/aids and provide counseling by IBCLCs:
- Baylor ASMC
SIMPLY MOM'S BOUTIQUE
817-698-8695 Ft Worth, or, 817-424-4867 Grapevine
- TH Harris Methodist, Ft Worth,
BREASTFEEDING BOUTIQUE & RESOURCE CENTER
- TH Harris Methodist, H-E-B,
BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT CENTER
- Medical Center of Arlington,
-WIC: individual consults for WIC clients; group education open to the public 817-321-5416
WIC also provides several statewide hotlines, to assist all Texas families and health care professionals, at
included is Lactation Care Center Hotline, Dallas, at
214-670-7222 or 1-855-550-MOMS (6667).
-Private practices which provide individual &/or group counseling, &/or pumps and aids:
- Dewlene Broyles, IBCLC Ft Worth/Weatherford
- Heather Martin, IBCLC Ft Worth
- Liz Pevytoe, IBCLC Keller
- Mellanie Sheppard, IBCLC Hurst
-ILCA, International Lactation Consultant Association, lists member IBCLCs by location, at www.ILCA.org
-IBLCE, International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners, lists all IBCLCs by state, at www.IBCLE.org
Free Childbirth & Breastfeeding classes at these JPS locations: Resource Connection, Viola Pitts, Polytechnic, and Bedford-Brown Trail. Call 817-702-7300 to register.
Kathryn O'Brien, CD(DONA), BSS, CBE, Ft Worth
Amy Jones, Doula, CBE Ft Worth
Find a midwife
Find other services, including doulas and midwives
Mothers' Milk Bank of North Texas: donate your extra breastmilk and save a life
1-866-810-0071 or www.texasmilkbank.org
Texas Pregnancy Risk Line (concerning substance exposure for pregnancy and breastfeeding)
Mom to Mom
For Babies’ Sake meets weekly, Tuesdays at 7pm
1237 Southridge Ct., Ste. 208, Hurst
www.forbabiessake.com or 817-504-6947
Rockin’ Mommas support group meets twice per month at 10:00am or 5:30pm
led by an IBCLC at Baylor--ASMC
Ft Worth 817-258-8232
Breastfeeding Support Group, Thursdays at 11am
led by an IBCLC at Baylor--Grapevine
La Leche League has support from peers and trained leaders;
weekly meetings in Ft Worth at Ridgmar Mall, and, surrounding cities.
www.TexasLLL.org or 817-560-5991
WIC Program Peer Counselors (for WIC clients only) 817-321-5416
National Women’s Health Info Center gives peer support, & refers to IBCLCs
M-F 8-5 cst 1- 800-994-9662
Retail (pumps, bras, aids)
Lactations, Ft Worth
For Babies’ Sake, Ft Worth
Mom Support, Ft Worth/Weatherford
Lactation Connection, Bluff Dale
Mother’s Choice Products (i.e., one of many websites)
Department Stores, i.e., Babies R Us, WalMart, etc.
Online Support & Social Media
Rockin' Mommas Facebook group
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