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Lactation Resources & Links

What You Need to Know: 

Lexington and UK offer a wealth of resources for breastfeeding help and support. Find the support you need through the form of classes and more on our curated list of resources.

Finding Support

Your Health Care Provider

WIC (Women, Infants, & Children) Programs

La Leche League

Resources for Working and Pumping

Resources for Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition

Resources At UK

  • Mommy and Me Breastfeeding Clinic
    This clinic is a free service available to all moms who would like to breastfeed and are interested in having a breastfeeding assessment performed by Kentucky Children's Hospital providers. During your visit, the baby will be weighed and examined and a physician and lactation consultant will work with the new mom to develop a plan to meet her breastfeeding needs. For appointments please call: 859-323-6211
  • Clinic hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:45 pm - 3:30 pm
    Cost: varies based on health coverage; insurance is billed.
    Location: Kentucky Clinic, 2nd floor
    740 S. Limestone
    Lexington, KY 40536
  • Nursing Your Infant Class
    This class focuses on the advantages of breastfeeding, proper positioning and latch-on, guidelines for adequate breastfeeding, and how to prevent and resolve discomfort. Fathers or support persons are encouraged to attend. This class is taught by a certified lactation consultant. Call 859-323-2750 to register.

    Class times: Thursdays 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    Cost: $25 per couple
    Location: UK Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Office Building
    125 E Maxwell, Suite 140
    Lexington, KY 40507