Breastfeeding USA has come to Oklahoma! Breastfeeding Counselors offer evidence-based breastfeeding information and support to women through in-person meetings, by phone, or online as representatives of Breastfeeding USA. Breastfeeding Counselors are listed on this page alphabetically by state.
Milk Moms offers free weekly drop-in mother-to-mother breastfeeding support in Oklahoma City, facilitated by a Certified Lactation Counselor. Current times are Mondays from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Thrive Mama Collective, 1745 NW 16th St. Check the Facebook page for details and updates.
La Leche League has been in Oklahoma since the 1960's. La Leche League International is the umbrella organization, with groups and affiliates in dozens of countries offering support in many languages. La Leche League USA includes La Leche League in Oklahoma, which at this writing has Groups in 13 Oklahoma communities, some with multiple meeting locations and times. La Leche League Leaders have breastfed their own babies, endorse La Leche League's time-tested philosophy, and undergo specific training in breastfeeding information and support.
The Green Bambino Mother's Milk Community, facilitated by certified breastfeeding counselors and educators, meets at 5120 N. Shartel Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73118. For more information, see https://www.facebook.com/GBMothersMilk, call 405-848-2330, or write to GBMothersMilkGroup@gmail.com.
Mom2Mom Global is a nonprofit worldwide network of breastfeeding support and advocacy for military families. Their purpose is to provide consistent, high-quality peer support through local chapters and liaisons at U.S. military installations, to increase access to accredited lactation professionals for all military families, and to provide a channel to raise awareness and solutions for the concerns of military breastfeeding families.
Thanks to Little Leapling Photography for their permission to use their lovely image of mother-to-mother support from World Breastfeeding Week 2015.
This page last updated 6/1/16 by JLM.