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.
Your Health Care Provider
- UK HealthCare Breastfeeding Support Services
- International Lactation Consultant Association(ILCA)
- Lactation consultants in your community (updated every two weeks by ILCA)
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