Breastfeeding Support

Breastfeeding Support

Fathers

  • Studies show that when a father is supportive of breastfeeding, a mother is more likely to be successful at breastfeeding

The La Leche League

  • Find Local Support Groups
  • A Wealth of Information
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Peers

  • Defined: Other Breastfeeding Mothers
  • Breastfeeding around and with your peers increases duration of breastfeeding

Lactation Consultants

  • Extremely helpful, excellent for problem solving breastfeeding issues

Insurance

  • Your insurance may cover lactation consultation visits
  • Usually you just need a referral from your primary to an approved provider
  • Yes, military insurance (Tricare) will cover visits to lactation consultants when referred to by your PCM. The LC’s must take Tricare.