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Resource Guides for Northern Nevada

Are you looking for lactation support and resources in Northern Nevada? Check out the following guides for your area. Many of the resources below offer FREE weekly breastfeeding support circles. If you have any questions feel free to contact us at nnbreastfeedingcoalition@gmail.com!

Reno, Sparks, Carson City

Nevada WIC: Offering prenatal breastfeeding classes, 1:1 consultations, peer support, and breast pump rentals and supplies. These services are available to WIC participants only. Office locations in Reno, Sparks, Carson City, and Incline Village.

ITCN WIC: Offering prenatal breastfeeding classes, 1:1 consultations (walk-ins welcome), peer support, and breast pump rentals and supplies. These services are available to WIC participants only.

Carson Tahoe Hospital: Northern Nevada's only Baby Friendly Hosptial. Offering prenatal breastfeeding classes, 1:1 consultations, and breastfeeding support circle. 

Renown Regional Medical Center: Offering prenatal breastfeeding classes, 1:1 consultations, breastfeeding support circle, and breast pump rentals/purchases and supplies.

Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center: Offering prenatal breastfeeding classes, 1:1 consultations, breastfeeding support circle, and breast pump rentals/purchases and supplies.

Nourish Nevada: Private practice in Reno offering prenatal breastfeeding classes, 1:1 consultations, walk-in clinic, and breastfeeding support circle.

A Nurturing Space: Private practice in Carson City offering prenatal breastfeeding classes and 1:1 consultations.

La Leche League: Offering free breastfeeding support circle and cafe-style meetings.

Surrounding Western Nevada Rural Areas 

Banner Churchill Hospital: Prenatal breastfeeding classes and 1:1 support available by appointment. Please call Kendi Yates, CMA, CLC at 775-867-7401 (education) or 775-867-7718 (1:1 support).

Nevada WIC : Offering prenatal breastfeeding classes, 1:1 consultations, peer support, and breast pump rentals and supplies. Offices located in Fernley, Fallon, Silver Springs, Lovelock, Yerington, Gardnerville, and Hawthorne. These services are available to WIC participants only. 

ITCN WIC: Offering prenatal breastfeeding classes, 1:1 consultations, peer support, and breast pump rentals and supplies. These services are available to WIC participants only. Office located through out Northern Nevada, check their website for a complete list of locations.

My Bump to Bundle: Private practice located in Yearington offering breastfeeding education and counseling.

Eastern Nevada

Nevada WIC: Offering prenatal breastfeeding classes, 1:1 consultations, peer support, and breast pump rentals and supplies. Offices located in Winnemucca, Ely, and Elko. These services are available to WIC participants only. 

ITCN WIC: Offering prenatal breastfeeding classes, 1:1 consultations, peer support, and breast pump rentals and supplies. Office located through out Northern Nevada, check their website for a complete list of locations.

Family Resource Center, WIC: Located in Elko. Offering prenatal breastfeeding classes, 1:1 consultations, peer support, and breast pump rentals and supplies. These services are available to WIC participants only.

Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital: Located in Elko. Offering prenatal breastfeeding classes, 1:1 consultations, breastfeeding support circle, and breastfeeding supplies. Contact Alyssa Fedel, RN, BSN, CLC at 775-738-5151 or alyssafedel@gmail.com.  

 Winnemucca

Breastfeeding Welcomed here

The goal of this campaign is to encourage more women to breastfeed their babies and breastfeed for a longer duration by making our community friendlier to breastfeeding families. The use of this symbol will be to both alert moms to public locations where they can breastfeed comfortably and to encourage the perception that breastfeeding is normal, accepted and welcomed.

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, the lack of support for breastfeeding is one of the obstacles to its success. If our culture embraces breastfeeding as the normal way to feed infants, more women will breastfeed and health statistics will likely change for the better.

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Opioid Use and Opioid Disorder in Pregnancy  - ACOG Committee Opinion

From our friends at The Life Change Center - Informational videos about Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

NAS Part I

NAS Part II

NAS Part III 

From our friends at Quest Counseling and Consulting

NAS Prevention and Support

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