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Breastfeeding help

Breastfeeding resources from pregnancy through returning to work or school

Start learning about breastfeeding when you are pregnant.

PDF icon Know about the benefits of breastfeeding for moms, babies and employers

Learn about breastfeeding online

Attend a community breastfeeding class

Get breastfeeding established when your baby is born.

Stanford University breastfeeding videos

Additional breastfeeding information on the Web from Stanford University here.

Breastfeeding help by phone

  • WIC - If you are a WIC participant, contact your WIC office. If you are not a WIC participant, you can call and see if you are eligible for WIC or check the WIC website.
  • Fairview Southdale, Edina: 952-924-8337
  • Lactation Services Fairview Ridges, Burnsville: 952-892-2552
  • Breastfeeding Connection Fairview at U of M: 612-273-2220
  • Lactation Center Abbott Northwestern: 612-863-4638
  • The Mother Baby Center Hennepin Co. Medical Ctr.: 612-873-8793
  • Breastfeeding Clinic Methodist Hospital: 952-428-2064
  • Breastfeeding Center St. Joseph's, St. John's and Woodwinds HealthEast Outpatient Lactation Clinic: 651-232-3147
  • St. Francis Hospital, Shakopee Breastfeeding Support Center (and Support Group): 952-428-2064
  • United and Children's Hospitals Breastfeeding Resource Center: 651-241-6250
  • North Memorial Lactation Consultation: 763-581-8340

Classes and support groups

Check with your clinic or hospital for breastfeeding classes and support groups. See phone numbers above.

Breastfeeding help online

If you have problems with a breast pump or need spare parts

  • Even-Flo (Ameda) - 1-800-223-5921
  • Medela - 1-800-435-8316
  • For Spanish (Even-Flo and Medela) or French (Even-Flo): Stay on line and ask for Spanish or French speaker.

Prepare to continue breastfeeding upon your return to work or school.

Are you an employer looking for information?

According to Minnesota State Statute 181.939, you must provide time and space to an employee who needs to express breastmilk for her infant child.

Find out how supporting your employees who are expressing breastmilk is good for your business.

Learn more about following the law.

Get detailed information about providing a space for your employees who need to express breastmilk

Take the next step. Become recognized as a Breastfeeding Friendly workplace here.
Become recognized as a Breastfeeding Friendly childcare center or home here.