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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.

  • 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.