The Waukesha County Breastfeeding Coalition has compiled resources from agencies across the county to create a customized Breastfeeding Resource Directory. The pamphlets (both English and Spanish) may be printed for free from this website using the links below. They are formatted to print legal size, double-sided, and fold using an 8-page gate fold. The guide has been updated as of December 2020.
Family Breastfeeding Support Resources in the Greater Waukesha Area
Prenatal Breastfeeding Classes- Classes may have changed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Where: Brookfield Senior Community Center, 2000 N Calhoun Road
When: First Thursday of the month, 7PM
Where: Offered at Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital
When: Various dates; 6:30pm-8:30pm
Where: Waukesha County Health and Human services building- 540 Riverview Ave (same building as WIC program)
When: Group class offered monthly- every other Monday or Tuesday; individual classes set up by appointment; time varies from 10AM -Noon, 12:30PM -2:30PM or 4:30PM -6:30PM
Where: Aurora Medical Center Summit
When: Second Wednesday of each month from 6:00pm-8:30pm
Where: Brookfield Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital Elmbrook Campus: 19333 W. North Avenue, Brookfield, WI 53045
When: Monthly, date varies, 6:00-8:30pm
Where: Community Memorial Hospital: W180 N8085 Town Hall Road Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
When: Recurring classes
Where: Classes offered in Milwaukee, Mequon, or Fox Valley Region
When: Call (414) 266-1757 for more information
La Leche League
A support blog for breastfeeding families brought to you by La Leche League.
Coffective is a community resource that partners with the Waukesha County Breastfeeding Coalition. Coeffective's mission is to empower the community to help families reach their breastfeeding goals. Please visit their website for more information.
Community Resources for Parents
IBCLC Care Directory
The IBCLC Care Directory lists recognized hospitals, birthing facilities, birthing services, and community-based health agencies that hire currently certified International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) certificants and have a dedicated lactation support program.
Your local WIC program provides breastfeeding education and support, nutritious foods, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care for pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women and children up to the age of five. Call them at (262) 896-8440,
send an email to WICCares@waukeshacounty.gov
or visit them on the web.
Professional Breastfeeding Support Resources in the Greater Waukesha Area
Institute for the Advancement of Breastfeeding & Lactation Education
IABLE is a nonprofit membership organization whose mission is to optimize the promotion and support of breastfeeding for families in the outpatient sector. Discover more here.
Wisconsin Breastfeeding Coalition
The Wisconsin Breastfeeding Coalition is a great resource for local coalitions and breastfeeding advocates in and surrounding the Waukesha County Area! Find them here.
The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designed this toolkit to help OB/GYNs and other women’s health care providers enable women to achieve their infant feeding goals.
Download this document which contains an ample amount of video resources discussing the importance of breastfeeding and provides additional education for moms and families who need it most!