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Breastfeeding Help


Due to COVID-19, many support groups have changed to a virtual format. Please call to confirm services.


(Most IBCLCs travel to multiple counties)

Hillsborough County


Free Help and Breastfeeding Groups


WIC Centers:

Hillsborough WIC Helpline 813-496-BABY (2229), available 7 days a week from 8am-9pm

Contact: Charlene Laping  813-559-4432


Champions for Children: Baby Cafe
Contact: 813-673-4646 ext.1127 or 813-817-8084 
Contact for an appointment due to COVID-19

St Joseph's Women's Hospital

Contact Bobbi Taman or helpline 813-872-3932


La Leche League


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



Private Lactation Services (International Board Certified Lactation Consultants)


Tampa Breastfeeding Center

In-office or home visits serving all of Tampa Bay
Amy Hammant, IBCLC, Trish Hanning, RN, IBCLC, and Mary Unangst, IBCLC
110 W. Country Club Dr., Tampa, FL 33612
(813) 892-8990
Serving all of Tampa Bay, Pasco, and Hernando Counties

PureLove Lactation - Karla Zacarkim Madison RN, BSN, IBCLC
Serving Hillsborough County area



Private Practice CLCs (Certified Lactation Counselors)


Dee Pullen, CLC or 813-933-2301


Pump Rentals


Baby Cafe
Amy Bohler, IBCLC
Contact: 813-673-4646 ext.1127 or 813-817-8084

Bloomingdale Pumps - Diane Veatch 813-643-9752


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


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


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


Brandon Hospital - 813-916-3357




Pinellas County


Free Help and Breastfeeding Groups


La Leche League of Pinellas County meetings-



Lindsay Murphy, IBCLC, RD and Grace Peterson, IBCLC

727-824-6997 24 hours a day


Mease Countryside Hospital's Nursing Group

Every Tuesday 10 am - 12 pm

3231 McMullen Booth Rd, Safety Harbor

Contact: 727-725-6821


Morton Plant Hospital Nursing Group

First and third Thursdays 10 - 12 pm for infants

2nd Thursday of the Month 10-12 for Toddlers and Moms with older children

Contact: Dawn Baltz, RN, IBCLC 


1641 1st Ave North, St Pete, Fl

every Monday 10 am

Jocelyn Pridemore, RN, IBCLC


$10 per group



Breastfeeding Support Group at St Pete General Hospital

Conference Room

6500 38th Ave N St  Pete, Fl 33710

First Friday of the month 10:30-11:30AM no fee

Lactation Line





Certified Lactation Counselors (CLCs) and IBCLCs in Private Practice

Gladis Rubio, IBCLC



Rachel Crissman, CD(DONA), BBCD, CLC


Kaly Wallech, CLC, SHRM-CP



Holli Webb, CLD, CLC, CIMI



Speech Pathologist Specializing in Pediatric Feeding Difficulties and Breastfeeding


Joan Comrie, M.S., CCC-SLP

Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing

7901 4th St N Suite 322

St Petersburg, Fl 33702


Pasco County



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


La Leche League Pasco leaders:

Amanda DeWeese


Land 'O Lakes Breast Friends Facebook Group:

Jenn Gerena, CLC




Private Practice IBCLCs


Lactation Link - Amanda DeWeese, MPH, CPH, IBCLC
Providing in-home lactation services and education and group lactation education in the Land O Lakes, Lutz, and surrounding areas.

Trish Hanning RN IBCLC

In-home services for Tampa Bay Area

813 505-6491

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

Postpartum Doulas

in Tampa Bay


One Love Doula Services


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




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