Mission: To promote optimal infant health, growth, and development; mother/infant bonding; and maternal health benefits by increasing breastfeeding rates, particularly among underserved populations, by encouraging and supporting a breastfeeding-friendly community in the Pikes Peak region.
Vision: To ensure that every woman of childbearing age in the Pikes Peak region receives the information, support, and referrals for a successful breastfeeding experience.
WEBSITES | CERTIFICATIONS
Websites – Bfmed.org •ibreastfeeding.com •aap.org •babygooroo.com •Breastfeeding.com •Kellymom.com
- Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) – members of the health care team who can provide knowledge and counseling about optimal and sub-optimal breastfeeding
- International Certified Lactation Counselor (IBCLC) – The highest accredited healthcare professionals specializing in lactation with completed rigorous training
- Breastfeeding Friendly Business – businesses who have demonstrated their support of breastfeeding people and families through policies, lactation accommodations, and providing a lactation space
Lactation Support in the Pikes Peak Region Below is a list of lactation providers and organizations in the Pikes Peak Region. To learn more about eligibility, specific services offered, and fees for each resource – please contact them. Additional related resources found on the coalition website such as chiropractors, mental health, and tongue/lip tie specialists.
St. Francis Medical Center
6001 East Woodmen Rd, Floor 3
Colorado Springs, CO 80923
Call to register for classes, private consults, pump rental, receive human donor milk, free breastfeeding support group Tuesdays 1-2pm, and hotline
Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) Program
El Paso County Public Health Department & UCCS Beth-El College of Nursing
FREE in-home and virtual assessments and consults if eligible for nurse home visiting program.
El Paso County WIC Program
1675 W. Garden of the Gods Rd. #2 Floor (Citizens Service Center)
2948 E. Fountain Blvd. (Southeast)
6436 US Highway 85-87, Fountain, CO (South)
Services are FREE if eligible for the program. Classes,
individual education, breast pump rental, and peer counselors text support.
Teller County WIC Program
11115 US-24 B1, Divide, CO 80814
2501 W Colorado Ave #3B
Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Classes, support groups, and consults.
Westside Birth Connection
Classes and doula services.
Memorial Hospital Central & North
Call to register for classes and private consults; pump rental available.
La Leche League Hotline
Pikes Peak Lactation
Beginning Births Center
9475 Briar Village Point Ste 100
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Support groups, consults, and receive human donor milk.
The Milky Minute
Jeannine Kidwell BSN/RN, IBCLC
Peterson Air Force Space Command, Schriever Air Force, Ft Carson
Monthly lactation class, office and in-home feeding assessments, twice a month breastfeeding support group.
Tricare breast pumps: https://www.tricare.mil/breastpumps
Doula services and lactation classes.
Holly Johnson, IBCLC, LLC
Virtual, in-office, and in-home consults and support groups. Some insurances accepted (TLN & Tricare).
Pikes Peak Women Health Center
Free classes and related health services.
Peak Vista Prenatal Plus Program
Inclusion on this list IS NOT an endorsement from the Pikes Peak Breastfeeding Coalition. This is strictly a resource list. If you notice any errors, or, have any resources that need adjusted or added, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit us at http://www.pikespeakbreastfeedingco.org/.