World Breastfeeding Week is an annual celebration which is held every year from August 1 to 7 in more than 120 countries. We know that nursing mamas need support year-round. For all the ins and outs, and ups and downs, here’s a collection of breastfeeding resources right here in Austin!
Austin Birth Company and its trusted affiliates are an integrated team of highly trained and certified doulas and wellness professionals who provide emotional, physical, and educational support to families in Austin and the surrounding communities during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum.
Texas’ largest provider of lactation services across multiple hospital networks and physician practices available in Austin, Waco, and throughout Texas. Services include lactation services, pediatric nutrition appointments, pump rentals and more.
Family owned since 1994, Special Addition has all the mommy and baby must-haves. You’ll find the nursing bras and tanks of your dreams and a balm for everything. They also offer a variety of classes and lactation consultations by board certified consultants.
Mom’s Place Lactation Support Center is a specialized breastfeeding support clinic and training center where mothers can receive breastfeeding assistance from:
- Registered Nurses, Board Certified Lactation Consultants
- International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs)
- Breastfeeding Peer Counselors who provide basic support and follow-up care.
Boutique store selling natural baby-care items, carriers, feeding products, cloth diapers and more. You’ll find basics to fill up your registry, including tons to support mama on her breastfeeding journey.
It’s More Than Milk offers a variety of lactation services. Their goal is to empower families experiencing lactation challenges with knowledge, compassion, and evidence-based support.
Find local support and community with La Leche League. Mama-led groups host meetings locally (check here) across Austin. All breastfeeding mamas are welcome to attend meetings or contact Leaders for information and support.
Milk Diva prides themselves with offering a realistic approach to breastfeeding. At the end of each visit, you will be given a set of tools (e.g. videos, pictures, and written instructions) based on your care plan. These tools will help you recall and implement the supportive measures discussed during the consultation. They specialize in lactation services, baby nutrition, and chiropractic care.