Resources

There are many wonderful resources available to new parents, both online and in our own community. Here are some of our recommendations.

Breastfeeding
Online

Local

  • Amma Parenting Center:
    • Ongoing free drop-in breastfeeding Q&A times with a lactation consultant. You can weigh your baby, track weight gain, and get tips from other moms. more
    • Retail boutique with pumps, replacement parts, herbs, and other lactation support products
    • Pump testing
  • The Breastfeeding Center at Park Nicollet more
  • Lactation clinics within the HealthEast system more
  • Many pediatric clinics have lactation consultants on staff – check to see if this is the case at your clinic.
  • Local La Leche League chapters more
  • Find a Lactation Consultant directory: search for providers in your zip code
  • Donate your extra breast milk to a nonprofit milk bank (our local deposit site is at North Memorial, which gives to the Mothers Milk Bank of Iowa) more
  • Underneath It All shop (hard to find bra sizes and other lactation support products)
Baby Care, Development & Safety
Online Resources

Postpartum Emotional Health
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