Breastfeeding Resources

Educational Resources

<--- See left-hand sidebar.

 

 

Free Breastfeeding Help and Support Groups

 

In Hillsborough County:

 

WIC

WIC Centers: http://hillscountyhealth.org/

Hillsborough WIC Helpline 813-307-8015 ext. 7471

Contact: Charlene Laping 813-307-8015 ext 7471 or charlene.laping@flhealth.gov 

 


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

healthymom@hotmail.com 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 mary.taman@baycare.org 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

Contact: breastfeeding@tgh.org

 

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

Cell-352-257-6000

*Free breastfeeding help for all local moms

 

 

Hernando County:

 

WIC

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 www.northtampabreastfeedincenter.com
 

Cat Halek, IBCLC

727-231-4670

breastfeeding-911.com

cat@breastfeeding-911.com

 

Trish Hanning RN IBCLC

In-home services

813 505-6491 trish.hanningIBCLC@gmail.com

 

Mary Unangst IBCLC - Sweet Songs Breastfeeding

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

In-office: Carrollwood

813 444-8183    sweetsongsbreastfeeding@gmail.com

www.sweetsongsbreastfeeding.com

 

Robin Booth Watson, IBCLC

727-642-1843

yrbwatson@gmail.com

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

Facebook Family Group-https://www.facebook.com/groups/299154823506918/

 

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.
727-657-7370
727-452-4809

 

Holli Webb, CLD, CLC, CIMI

614.746.7323.
Holliwebb@yahoo.com

bellyfulloflove.com

 

Mary Catherine Hamelin, CD(DONA), CLC
813.765.4414
marycatherinehamelin@gmail.com

 

Cat Halek ALC

727 231 4670
Breastfeeding-911.com
Cat@breastfeeding-911.com

 

Ana Lamb

English and Spanish

analamb@gmail.com  phone 435.849.2360

Hillsborough County

 

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

607-760-1925

 

Jennifer Pedraza, CLC

jpedraza@gmail.com

813-263-0693

 

 

Postpartum Doulas

 

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

Gaetane Joseph Rodd, CLC

Helping families in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, and Polk counties.
786-506-2213
www.seedsofmommysoul.net

 

Melissa Taylor, AAHCC, CLC

(727) 515-0846

melissataylor@tampabay.rr.com

www.naturalbirthtampa.com

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

 

Dee Pullen, CLC, CHCE, CHPLC, BA

www.betterbirthing.net                                                                                                                           813-933-2301                                                                                                                  healthymom@hotmail.com 

 

Christine Moss

www.doulahelpflorida.com

doulahelpchristine@yahoo.com

 

 

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

sweetsongsbreastfeeding@gmail.com

813-444-8183

 

Bloomingdale Pumps - 813-685-3092

 

Babies R Us: 813-873-1116

                   727-726-6333

 

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