Breastfeeding Resources

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Free Breastfeeding Help and Support Groups


In Hillsborough County:



WIC Centers:

Hillsborough WIC Helpline 813-307-8015 ext. 7471

Contact: Charlene Laping 813-307-8015 ext 7471 or 


Baby Cafe
Contact: 813-673-4646 ext.1127 or 813-817-8084
Drop-ins below or Appointment
Weekly Support Groups-
Brandon @ Family Resource Center 1271 Kingsway Rd - Every Tuesday 10 - 12 pm
South Tampa @ USF Pediatrics 17 Davis Island Blvd. – Every Thursday 12 – 3 pm
North Tampa @ Children's Family Resource 116 W Fletcher Ave. - Every Tuesday 1 - 3 pm
North Tampa @ Layla's House 1506 E Eskimo Ave. - Every Friday 10 - 12 pm

La Leche League


Other Support Groups



Pediatrics Center at Health Park @ 5802 N 30th St Tampa

Support group 4th Thursday of the month from 9am - 10am


Breastfeeding Support Groups led by Dee Pullen, CLC or 813-933-2301

1st Tuesday 9:30 - 11:30 am at Sweet Child O Mine in Brandon


St Joseph's Women's Hospital

First Friday of each month 10 am - 12 pm

Contact Bobbi Taman or helpline 813-872-3932



Pinellas County:


WIC- 727-824-6997 24 hours a day


Morton Plant Hospital

First, second, and third Thursdays 10 - 12 pm

Contact: Lucille Pritchard 727-560-2248


Tampa General Hospital Breastfeeding Support & Latch Clinic

Meets every Monday, except holidays  1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

4th Floor, Bayshore Pavilion, Room K4008



USF Department of OBGYN South Tampa - TGH Center for Advanced Healthcare Room 5050

New Mom Breastfeeding Support Group 1-3 PM

Contact: Maureen Nelson RN (813) 259-8500



Pasco County:


WIC Breastfeeding Coordinator- Rachel Romero Cook,  IBCLC 813-345-3307




Citrus County:


Maret Wachira, IBCLC

Florida Dept of Health in Citrus County

Lecanto, FL


*Free breastfeeding help for all local moms



Hernando County:



Jennie Rae Lanziero, CLC 352-540-6924


Mom to Mom Breastfeeding Group lead by WIC

Bayfront Hospital Spring Hill

Medical Arts Building Room 105

every Thursday 7 pm

Contact: Jennie Rae Lanziero 352-540-6924




Private Lactation Services


Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs):


North Tampa Breastfeeding Center
In-office or home visits serving all of Tampa Bay
13919 Carrollwood Village Tampa, FL 33618
(813) 892-8990

Cat Halek, IBCLC



Trish Hanning RN IBCLC

In-home services

813 505-6491


Mary Unangst IBCLC - Sweet Songs Breastfeeding

In-home visits: N. Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando, Hillsborough

In-office: Carrollwood

813 444-8183


Robin Booth Watson, IBCLC


Providing private lactation consulting in Hillsborough County, Pinellas, and Pasco counties

Facebook Family Group-


Connie Wild RN, IBCLC

(813) 684-3526

Provides private lactation consulting in your home in the Brandon/Valrico/Riverview areas.



Certified Lactation Counselors (CLCs):


The Fourth Trimester - Gladis Rubio, CLC, ALC

Pinellas, Pasco, Hillsborough.


Holli Webb, CLD, CLC, CIMI



Mary Catherine Hamelin, CD(DONA), CLC


Cat Halek ALC

727 231 4670


Ana Lamb

English and Spanish  phone 435.849.2360

Hillsborough County


Deidre Orriola, CLC at USF for students, staff, faculty



Jennifer Pedraza, CLC




Postpartum Doulas


Susan Groulx, PCD (DONA), CLC
Certified Postpartum Doula and CLC  813 787-1010
Serving Brandon area, S Tampa, and Manatee Co.

Gaetane Joseph Rodd, CLC

Helping families in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, and Polk counties.


Melissa Taylor, AAHCC, CLC

(727) 515-0846

located in Lutz; serving Lutz/Tampa and surrounding areas.


Dee Pullen, CLC, CHCE, CHPLC, BA                                                                                                                           813-933-2301                                                                                                         


Christine Moss



Hospital Lactation Help Lines


Tampa General Hospital Lactation Helpline: 813-844-7613

Sin cargos, se habla espanol


Florida Hospital Tampa Women's Health Pavilion - A Mother's Gift: 813 615-7958


St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, Bobbi Taman, BSN, RN-IBCLC:  (813) 872-3932


Genesis Women's Center at Health Park Lactation Helpline: 813-236-5168

Sin cargos, se habla espanol


Pediatrics Center at Health Park - Lactation Helpline: 813-236-5114

Sin cargos, se habla espanol



Pump Rentals


Sweet Songs Breastfeeding



Bloomingdale Pumps - 813-685-3092


Babies R Us: 813-873-1116



Medela: 1-800-835-5968 (provide your zip code)


St. Joseph's Women's Hospital: 813-872-3932


Florida Hospital Tampa Women's Health Pavilion: 813 615-7958


Target Breast Pump Program: 1-855-406-7867