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.

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IBCLCs

(International Board Certified Lactation Consultants)

-Hospitals employ IBCLCs.

-Hospital stores which sell pumps/aids and provide counseling by IBCLCs:

  1. Baylor ASMC 
    SIMPLY MOM'S BOUTIQUE 
    817-698-8695 Ft Worth, or, 817-424-4867 Grapevine
  2. TH Harris Methodist,  Ft Worth, 
    BREASTFEEDING BOUTIQUE & RESOURCE CENTER 
    817-250-2229
  3. TH Harris Methodist,  H-E-B, 
    BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT CENTER 
    817-848-4773
  4. Medical Center of Arlington,
    LACTATION BOUTIQUE 
    817-472-4787

-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
http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/wichd/bf/hotline.shtm
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:

  1. Dewlene Broyles, IBCLC  Ft Worth/Weatherford
    817-821-6970    www.mom-support.net
  2. Heather Martin, IBCLC  Ft Worth  
    682-738-6455   heathermartinibclc@gmail.com
  3. Liz Pevytoe, IBCLC   Keller      
    817-380-5929   www.askthelactationconsultant.com
  4. Mellanie Sheppard, IBCLC  Hurst         
    817-504-6947   www.forbabiessake.com

-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

-LLLI, La Leche League International, has local support groups; some leaders are IBCLCs  800-525-3243,  www.lalecheleague.org  or  www.TexasLLL.org

Other Services

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 
Night Nanny 
817-924-1773   doulakath@sbcglobal.net

Amy Jones, Doula, CBE   Ft Worth   
817-615-0025  ajppdoula@charter.net

Find a midwife 
http://www.midwife.org/rp/find.cfm

Find other services, including doulas and midwives  
http://tcbirthnetwork.org/weblinks.php

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)  
1-800-733-4727

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
817-989-BABY
www.lactationsbaby.com

For Babies’ Sake, Ft Worth
817-504-6947
www.forbabiessake.com

Mom Support, Ft Worth/Weatherford
817-821-6970
www.mom-support.net

Lactation Connection, Bluff Dale
254-728-3627, 800-216-8151
www.lactationconnection.com

Mother’s Choice Products (i.e., one of many websites)
www.motherschoiceproducts.com

Department Stores, i.e., Babies R Us, WalMart, etc.

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