Breastfeeding Resources

Northern Nevada Breastfeeding Resources (1/2024)

The USBC Breastfeeding Policy Map is an interactive map featuring federal and state legislation and regulations with the potential to impact infant feeding and/or the lactation field.

​The policies included on the map are curated from federal and state government sources, allowing the lactation field to quickly and proactively scan the policy landscape to stay informed about policy opportunities, challenges, and emerging trends. 

NEVADA’S MAP:
https://www.usbreastfeeding.org/breastfeeding-policy-map.html

RENO, SPARKS, CARSON CITY 

Nourish Nevada Lactation and Feeding Services
Holistic Breastfeeding and Feeding Consultations
Using a therapeutic approach to help families and babies thrive.
Nourish Nevada serves all of Reno, Nevada, and outlying areas in person or through video call. We have a comprehensive list of insurances we accept on our website including some Medicaid
https://nourishnevada.com/
499 W. Plumb Ln. Suite 102
Reno, Nv 89509
T: (775) 453-4628

TLC Family Wellness – Primary Care, Midwifery, Lactation
Integrative Healthcare for the whole family: Family Nurse Practitioner & Homebirth Midwife. Adult and Pediatric Primary Care in the Reno, Sparks, Carson City, and surrounding areas. We are in network with Medicaid FFS, Anthem Medicaid, Silver Summit, Molina, Prominence, Aetna, Tricare West, and Anthem BCBS. We also offer payment plans and early pay credits may apply. $1500 out of pocket fee plus insurance reimbursement for home birth
No out of pocket for Lactation Support
TEXT: 775-771-1390
https://tlcfamilywellness.com/

Danna Myers Hook
Lactation and postpartum care for every family
(775)379-5343
@lactationdanna
lactationdanna@gmail.com
www.lactationdanna.com 

Welcome to Nevada Breastfeeds
Breastfeeding. Good for Parents. Good for Babies. Good for Business.
Our goal is to share education and resources for parents, businesses, and the healthcare industry to support and promote breastfeeding in Nevada.
https://nevadabreastfeeds.org/

Northern Nevada Sierra Medical Center
Postnatal breastfeeding support.
Phone: 775-799-7320 
“New Mom’s Group” Tuesdays 10-1130
https://northernnevadahealth.com/events/new-moms-support-group-sierra-medical-center-2024-01-02/

Northern Nevada Breastfeeding Coalition
The NNBC is a non-profit organization of parents, professionals, and community partners in Northern Nevada who believe that breastfeeding is foundational to a healthy start in life and provides unlimited benefits to mother and child. Our mission is to promote breastfeeding through education, collaboration, and advocacy to remove barriers and to help all families achieve their breastfeeding goals.
https://nnbc.wildapricot.org/

Milk Makers Circle
FREE Breastfeeding support group
Bring your baby and join us in a peer lead support and community group for those offering human milk to their little ones. While the group will have a focus on breastfeeding support, those pumping, bottle feeding and supplementing are welcome and encouraged to join!
https://www.hisawyer.com/marketplace/activity-set/420050
Meetings on Mondays at 12pm-1pm
7693 s. Virginia St. Reno, NV 89511
775 – 825 – 0800

Community Health Alliance, CHA
Call 775.870.4343 and they’ll do a screening over the phone and get you scheduled quickly. Even if it’s an office that isn’t close to your home you can always transfer offices later. You can also tell them that it’s urgent related to breastfeeding. They will set up a pump, Lactation Consult, and WIC.
https://www.chanevada.org/

Nevada WIC:
Income-based program for pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women and to infants and children up to age five.
Serving Reno/Sparks/Carson and outlying rural communities.
ITCN (Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada)
https://nevadawic.org/
Email: wicgeneral@health.nv.gov
Phone: 775-684-5942 

Renown Women’s Health Breastfeeding Medicine
Robin Hollen, IBCLC, APRN, and Sarah Ortega, IBCLC.
Private, telemedicine, prenatal, and phone consultations.
Breastfeeding circle support group and breastfeeding classes.
Phone:775-982-6365
https://www.renown.org/locations/renown-medical-group-breastfeeding-medicine/

Renown’s Women’s Health at 901 E. 2nd Street
Most insurances are accepted. Not a Medicaid Provider
http://www.wellnourishedbaby.com/

The Lactation Connection | Renown Health
Lactation Resources – Pump Resource for rentals and Hometown Health
For questions, or to reserve a breast pump by phone, please call:
775-982-5210
https://www.renown.org/Health-Services/Womens-Health/The-Lactation-Connection

Carson Tahoe Hospital:
Northern Nevada’s only Baby-Friendly Hospital. Offering prenatal breastfeeding classes, 1:1 consultations, and a breastfeeding support circle.
https://www.carsontahoe.com/childbirth-support.html
Phone: 775-445-5103
The breastfeeding warm-line phone number is: 775-445-7249

La Leche League of Reno-Sparks
See the website or FB group for meetings and information
https://lllnorcal.org/reno-sparks/
https://www.facebook.com/LLLReno.Sparks/
https://lllnorcal.us17.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=7cdc15bb5f988d520f3da3e4d&id=0bd3795f59

NNBC BIPOC Mother’s Support Circle Mocha Mamas:
There is a Free meeting every 2nd Thursday at Biggest Little Baby.Offering support and advice from our peer educators regarding breastfeeding including challenges, struggles, and success stories. Visit our Facebook page for more information. https://www.facebook.com/nvmochamamas

SURROUNDING WESTERN NEVADA RURAL AREAS 

Banner Churchill Hospital:
Prenatal breastfeeding classes and 1:1 support available by appointment. Please call Kendi Yates, CMA, CLC at 775-867-7401 (education) or 775-867-7718 (1:1 support).
https://www.bannerhealth.com/services/maternity/programs-care/lactation-support#:~:text=Banner%20Health%20offers%20day,%20evening,storage%20and%20working%20while%20breastfeeding

My Bump to Bundle:
Private practice located in Yerington offering breastfeeding education and counseling.
https://www.alignable.com/yerington-nv/my-bump-to-bundle-breastfeeding-fitness-essential-oil-blends

EASTERN NEVADA

Family Resource Center, WIC: 
Located in Elko. Offering prenatal breastfeeding classes, 1:1 consultations, peer support, and breast pump rentals and supplies. These services are available to WIC participants only.
https://elkofamilyresourcecenter.org/

Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital:
Located in Elko. Offering prenatal breastfeeding classes, 1:1 consultations, breastfeeding support circle, and breastfeeding supplies. Contact Alyssa Fedel, RN, BSN, CLC at 775-748-2060 or alyssafedel@gmail.com 
https://www.nnrhospital.com/mother-and-baby

Humboldt General Hospital (Winnemucca):
Lactation and Newborn Care Classes. Becky Egbert, Lactation Educator
Phone: 775-455-5138
https://www.hghospital.org/calendar/events/2024-hgh-lactation-classes/?calendardate=20240304180000

Family Resource Center, WIC (Elko):
Offering prenatal breastfeeding classes, 1:1 consultations, peer support, and breast pump rentals and supplies. These services are available to WIC participants only. Phone: 775-753-7352
https://www.wicprograms.org/li/elko-family-resource-center-of-northeastern-nevada

Expression of Love:
Your desire to successfully breastfeed your baby is an Expression of Love, as is my desire to assist you on your journey! Home-visit breastfeeding support serving Fallon, NV, and outlying areas. Also, virtual breastfeeding support serving the world through a private virtual platform! Home-Visit Breastfeeding Support – Serving Fallon, Nevada and Outlying Areas Suzette Benecke RN, CCL, IBCLC
Tricare Provider
Phone: 775-235-2622
https://www.expressionoflove.biz/

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE 

Barton Memorial Hospital:
Outpatient consultations, Breastfeeding Support Line Phone: 530-543-5547
Mommy and Me Support Group:
Infants and toddlers up to 36 months. Wednesday 1pm-2pm via Zoom.
https://www.bartonhealth.org/health-services/pregnancy-birth/


TRUCKEE/NORTH LAKE TAHOE 

Tahoe Forest Hospital:
Private consultations, support group every Friday 10am-12pm
Direct Lactation Line: (530) 582-3247

WESTERN NEVADA

Minden Medical Center: Breastfeeding Support Group
This is an informal group led by a Lactation Consultant and is meant to provide ongoing support to mothers regarding breastfeeding and mothering. All breastfeeding mothers and babies are welcome to attend. Please call (775) 445-5122 for more information.Friday 10am-11am, 2nd Floor Conference Room
https://tockify.com/carson.tahoe.health/detail/291/1690563600000

Antonia Roots, CLC:
Home visits in Yerington offering breastfeeding education and counseling support. Traveling to Smith Valley, Schurz. Takes some HSA insurance.
Phone: 775-400-1077
https://antonia-roots-certified-lactation-counselor.business.site/

Online Resources

National Breastfeeding Hotline 800-994-9662 

Breastfeeding statistics, research and information: www.cdc.gov/breastfeeding 

Global Health Media App Information:
https://globalhealthmedia.org/announcing-our-new-app-birth-beyond/

Kelly Mom Breastfeeding & Parenting: www.kellymom.com

Office On Women’s Health: www.womenshealth.gov/breastfeeding

Infant Risk Center Hotline for Medication Safety 806-352-2519 

Stanford Resources:
https://med.stanford.edu/newborns/professional-education/breastfeeding.html

International BreastFeeding Centre – The Newman Breastfeeding Clinic – Dr. Jack Newman. https://ibconline.ca/

Northwest Mothers Milk Bank
Pacific Northwest donor milk bank. Information on donating, ordering and pick-up on their website.

Donatemilk.org

(503) 469-0995

info@nwmmb.org

The Milk Bank
Donor milk bank. Information on donating, ordering and pick-up on their website.

Themilkbank.org

(317) 536-1670

Breast pumps

Some insurances qualify for a free breast pump through these programs. 

Breastpumps.com

(888) 495-7491

Aeroflowbreastpumps.com

1-844-867-9890

AAFP
Breastfeeding Support Toolkit  https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/prevention-wellness/birth-control-pregnancy-childbirth/breastfeeding/toolkit.html
March of Dimes
Breastfeeding Support https://www.marchofdimes.org/baby/breastfeeding-your-baby.aspx