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Breastfeeding is one of the best things you can do to give your baby a healthy start. Breast milk has all the nutrients your baby needs, and breastfed babies are less likely to have health problems like ear infections. It is best to give your baby only breast milk for the first six months.
Find Breastfeeding Support
For help with breastfeeding, call your hospital, doctor, WIC office or see if a La Leche League group is in your area.
La Leche League
Click here to find a La Leche League support group
Drop In Centers
Many hospitals and community organizations offer free drop-in centers where you can have your baby weighed and get support from lactation consultants and other moms.
Click here for a list of Drop-In Centers in Indiana.
Well Baby Wednesdays at Walgreens
The Walgreens by Glendale Mall in Indianapolis (62nd and Keystone Ave.) offers a free breastfeeding support EVERY WEDNESDAY from 10 am - noon. No appointment needed! Includes baby weight checks, consultations with an IBCLC and pharmacist, breast pump rental, coupons and giveaways, and more!
IPN has been working on a special program to help teen moms who want to breastfeed. Find out more.
Find Help with Breastfeeding and Going Back to Work
You can breastfeed and go back to work! Take a look
at this resource to help answer questions about how to continue breastfeeding
when you return to work.
Find a Local Coalition
Breastfeeding coalitions are a wonderful means of support! With almost 40 coalitions across Indiana, chances are there is help close to you. Coalition members are dedicated breastfeeding advocates who love to help new moms and babies!
Click here to find a breastfeeding coalition near you.
Find Resources to Help Childcare Providers and Breastfeeding Families
Find Other Sites to Visit:
La Leche League
Indiana Get information about breastfeeding and find support groups in your