Portland Breastfeeding Support Groups

BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUPS IN PORTLAND

Zenana Spa offers lactation services by appointment through Natural Latch.
Where: Zenana Spa and Wellness Center, 2024 SE Clinton St.
When: Mondays, 12:30 – 1:45 PM
Cost: First visit is free; $5 for each visit thereafter

New Seasons on NE 33rd offers a weekly breastfeeding support group.
Where: New Seasons, NE 33rd and Killingsworth
When: Wednesdays, 10 – 11:30 AM
Cost: Free!

Andaluz Waterbirth Center offers a monthly prenatal breastfeeding class
Where: 3323 SW Naito
When: Usually the first Friday of the month.  Check their calendar for current times.

La Leche League. is another great resource for breastfeeding help. Located in several areas; please call or visit the website for the location best for you.

And Nursing Mothers Counsel offers classes across town in addition to free telephone consultations for breastfeeding questions. (I’ve used them and they are fantastic.) The number is 503 282 3338.

If you had a hospital birth, you should also check to see if the hospital has lactation consultants on staff.  Often they are available to consult for free, and may even make house visits.

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  • Fay Bosman

    Fay Bosman, IBCLC of Clark County Mother Nurture, leads free infant feeding support groups at the Vancouver Cotton Babies store most Mondays at 10am. All parents deserve support, whether breastfeeding, pumping, supplementing or formula-feeding. Groups focus on infant feeding topics and mutual encouragement. Free baby weight checks available. (Please note: This group will not address individual issues that need more intensive and professional care.) No registration required. (Please check the Vancouver Cotton Babies event calendar for any recent changes. http://tinyurl.com/k7yaoh5)