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Twin Cities Metro Area Resources

Breastfeeding Support
Resources are organized by area of the metro. If you need support, have questions about breastfeeding, or want to drop in to have your baby weighed, these places have great support for you! It may be good to check a couple of different areas, to find the closest location(s) to you. For rural area resources, click here.


Minneapolis

Chosen Vessels Midwifery Service 

"Culturally specific services:Chocolate Milk Club” breastfeeding support for African-American women."Join the Facebook group or join them for support on the first Monday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m.


Roots Community Birth Center
A collaborative group of midwives offering comprehensive midwifery care.  Offering prenatal, birth, and postpartum care, including breastfeeding support.
612-338-2784


St. Paul

Baby Cafe

A Free Family Friendly Drop In Breastfeeding Group.  All breastfeeding moms, whether or not your child was delivered at an Allina Health Hospital, are welcome to Baby Café.  Expecting mothers are encouraged to come to Baby Café. Support to help you reach your breastfeeding goals. No registration required. St. Paul, St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 1807 Field Ave., Wednesdays, 1:30-3 pm

Mama's Milk Hour 

651-895-2520

At Health Foundations Family Health & Birth Center, Thursdays from 2:30-3:30pm. Nursing support with a lactation consultant, baby weigh ins, socialize with other moms. Free. 968 Grand Ave. St Paul

North Metro suburbs (Coon Rapids, Princeton, more to come!)

Baby Cafe

A Free Family Friendly Drop In Breastfeeding Group.  All breastfeeding moms, whether or not your child was delivered at an Allina Health Hospital, are welcome to Baby Café.  Expecting mothers are encouraged to come to Baby Café. Support to help you reach your breastfeeding goals. No registration required. Coon Rapids, Mercy Hospital- 2nd floor, heart center, Mondays, 12-2 pm

Fairview Lactation Services

Staff at all Fairview hospitals and clinics are trained to help new mothers learn breastfeeding and provide one-on-one assistance. Board-certified lactation consultants help new moms and babies who need extra assistance with breastfeeding. Lactation support is also available on an outpatient basis. The cost may be covered by insurance. Breastfeeding Connection at Fairview Northland Medical Center-763-389-6329


West Metro suburbs (St. Louis Park, more to come!)

Park Nicollet Breastfeeding Center

952-993-5124

Offers easy access to products, education, support and guidance to enrich the breastfeeding experience for mothers and their babies. Services are available to any nursing mother, regardless of the clinic and hospital she may have chosen for care and delivery of her baby.

South/Southwest Metro suburbs (Edina, Burnsville, more to come!)

AMMA Parenting Center -  Baby Weigh- In

AMMA provides a free infant scale to use whenever their center is open and welcomes you to use it! They also have a lactation specialist available to answer feeding questions, free of charge, no registration required. Current times are Tuesdays in Edina from 1pm -2 pm and  Need more info on breastfeeding? AMMA offers several "online learning University" classes for breastfeeding moms!



Fairview Lactation Services

Staff at all Fairview hospitals and clinics are trained to help new mothers learn breastfeeding and provide one-on-one assistance. Board-certified lactation consultants help new moms and babies who need extra assistance with breastfeeding. Lactation support is also available on an outpatient basis. The cost may be covered by insurance. Breastfeeding Connection at Fairview Ridges Hospital- 952-892-2552


Welcome Baby Care 

952-942-5676

Certified lactation counselors available for in-home and phone consultation; baby weigh-ins, education events and workshops. 

East Metro suburbs (Roseville, more to come!)


A Woman's Design Doula and Childbirth Services

612-314-6378

Childbirth, prenatal, and postpartum classes, birth and postpartum doula services, lactation services, placenta encapsulation, and more.  Located at The Nesting Place in Roseville:  1711 W. County Rd. B., Suite 104-S.


Multiple Locations- check their website!

La Leche League 
La Leche League is an international, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to providing education, information, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed. Support group information on website.

The Boob Geek

Calendar of Free Breastfeeding Support in Minneapolis/St. Paul, as well as in-home visits & classes.


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