Infant Feeding Resources

Mothers and Infants LinKed for Healthy Growth

For more information on infant feeding practices, breastfeeding, and organizations that can support and advise you as your child develops, see the links below!

General Feeding Resources

General Feeding Resources

Minnesota Department of Education 'Help Me Grow' Resources

Minnesota Department of Health Resources

Office on Women’s Health, US Department of Health and Human Services Resources

La Leche League International Resources:

La Leche League International (LLLI) has been supporting breastfeeding mothers for over 50 years. The services they provide are always free. The LLLI operates a toll-free telephone helpline (1-800-525-3243) from 9 am to 5 pm CST. This line is answered by a person who refers callers to specially trained mothers in their area.

Minnesota Clinics and Nutritional Programs

Minnesota Clinics and Nutritional Programs

HealthPartners Clinics Resources

The Como Clinic Breastfeeding Center has breastfeeding specialists that are board certified and have special training to provide mothers and babies with lactation support. To make an appointment with a breastfeeding specialist you can call 952-967-7955. The specialists are available for personal visits at the Como clinic or over the phone, whatever works best for you.

Babyline is staffed by OB/GYN RN’s who focus on the needs of expectant parents and new parents of babies up to 6 weeks of age. They are available 24 hours a day at 612-333-2229 or 800-845-9297.

Allina Clinics Resources

Hennepin County WIC (Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children)
Call 612-348-6100
Or visit:
http://www.hennepin.us/residents/health-medical/wic-women-infants-children

Ramsey County WIC (Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children)
Call 651-266-1300
Or visit:
http://www.co.ramsey.mn.us/ph/wic

WIC contact numbers for surrounding metro area: 1-800-492-4030

State breastfeeding information line will help you find breast feeding support in your community: 1-877-214-BABY

Hospital Lactation Support

Hospital Lactation Support

If you delivered at Abbott Northwestern:
Call 612-863-4638
Or visit:
https://www.themotherbabycenter.org/care-services/after-baby-born/breastfeeding-lactation/

If you delivered at Regions Hospital:
Call 651-254-2380
Or visit:
http://www.regionshospital.com/rh/specialties/birth-center/lactation-support.html

If you delivered at Fairview Hospital:
Visit:
https://www.fairview.org/overarching-care/the-birthplace/lactation-services

If you delivered at HCMC:
Call 612-873-8793
Or visit:
http://hcmc.org/birthcenter/breastfeeding/index.htm

Contact us

mnmoms@umn.edu
612-361-7363