Breastfeeding Resources

In addition to state and national resources, UK HealthCare has a number of resources available to assist you with breastfeeding, including clinics, education and help lines.

UK HealthCare resources

Childbirth preparation

The UK Childbirth Education Program offers a wide variety of prenatal classes and support resources to help expectant parents and their support networks with all the physical, emotional and lifestyle changes that come with having a baby.

State and local resources

Breastfeeding resources through your local health department

  • Your Health Department may have many programs that can help you with breastfeeding:
    • WIC (healthy foods for you and baby).
    • WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselors (personalized breastfeeding help).
    • HANDS (parent mentoring).
  • To find your local health department visit: 
  • You can also call the Kentucky WIC Program’s State Office: 1-877-597-0367.

Other breastfeeding resources

  • Kentucky La Leche League.
    • La Leche League is an international, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to providing education, information, support, and encouragement to families who want to breastfeed or chest feed their babies.
    • For more information visit: La Leche League USA.
  • Find a lactation consultant.

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