Monday, August 24, 2015

Breastfeeding Around The World Support Directory

 MilkMomology's Breastfeeding Around The World Directory 
Here is a culmination of many websites, phone numbers, and locations where you can find breastfeeding support in your area! HELP IS AVAILABLE! Every mother should be given the chance to find help with breastfeeding, and the following establishments offer just that. 
LactMed – Online database of drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed.

United States

National Breastfeeding Helpline – 800-994-9662 (TDD 888-220-5446) 
La Leche League USA Breastfeeding Helpline – 1-877-4-LALECHE (1-877-452-5324)
InfantRisk Center Helpline – (806) 352-2519 – the InfantRisk Center, headed by Dr. Thomas Hale (author of “Medications and Mothers’ Milk”), is dedicated to providing up-to-date evidence-based information on the use of medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding. – a project of the Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition, Inc., has state-specific listings maintained by state breastfeeding coalitions.

United Kingdom

La Leche League Great Britain – 0845 120 2918
The Breastfeeding Network Helplines – phone help in English, Bengali, Sylheti, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi
NCT Breastfeeding Line – 0300 330 0771



National Helpline for LLL Bulgaria – +359-888-555-385


LLL France – 01 39 584 584
GALACTEE France Hotline


MotherRisk Helpline – 1-877-439-2744 – from the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto
LLL Quebec (French) – 1-866-allaiter
LLL Canada (English) – 1-800-665-4324

New Zealand

New Zealand Breastfeeding Help from the Ministry of Health
Breastfeeding Mothers’ Support Group Counselling Helpline – 6339-3558
 If you have more support locations, websites, or hotlines, please feel free to leave a comment so that I can add to this list! 

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