Iowa Breastfeeding Resources

Need help with breastfeeding?  Find a professional in your area who can help you reach your goals with breastfeeding.  Click on a pinpoint on the map for name and contact information or scroll below to see a list of individuals across the state who are available to help.


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LeeAnn Albright: RN, NP-C, IBCLC
UCS Healthcare
4908 Franklin Ave,
Des Moines, IA 50310
(515) 280-4901
Nurse Practitioner offering breastfeeding, lactation & well-child care. LGBT safe-space and hormone-replacement therapy.

  • Office Practice

  • Breastfeeding Education

Breanna Arnold: Breastfeeding Peer Counselor
WIC:
Facebook Page
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 777-2925

  • Phone Consults

  • Support Group

  • Breastfeeding & Pump Supplies

  • Professional & Breastfeeding Education

Temitope Awelewa: MBCHB, MPH, IBCLC, FAAP
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Iowa River Landing Clinic
105 East 9th St.
Coralville, IA
319-467-2000

  • Hospital Practice

  • Breastfeeding Education

Astra Bishop: RN
Matura Action Corp
210 Russell St
Creston, IA 50801
641-202-7114

  • Support Groups

  • Breastfeeding & Pump Supplies

  • Professional & Breastfeeding Education

Amy Blum: RN, BSN, IBCLC
Mercy Medical Center
250 Mercy Drive
Dubuque, IA 52002
(563) 589-8553

  • Office Practice

  • Phone Consults

  • Support Group

  • Breastfeeding Education

Kendra Bonnese: ARNP, CNM, FNP, ANLC
Henry County Health Center
407 S White Street
Mount Pleasant, IA 52641 US
(319) 385-6138

  • Hospital & Office Practice

  • Phone Consults & Support Groups

  • Breastfeeding & Professional Education

Beth Buchholtz: RN, IBCLC
Naturally Nourished Lactation Services
Iowa City/ Cedar Rapids
(641) 425-2676

  • Private Practice

  • Home Visits

  • Phone Consults

  • Professional & Breastfeeding Education

 Heather Buckley: RD, CLC
Mid-Iowa Community Action
226 SE 16th St
Ames, IA 50010
(515) 232-9020

  • Support Group

  • Breastfeeding & Pump Supplies

  • Breastfeeding Education

Madelyn Brunow: RN, IBCLC, RLC
Harrison County Home & Public Health
Logan, IA 51546
(712) 644-2220

  • Office Practice

  • Phone Consults

  • Home Visits

  • Professional & Breastfeeding Education

  • NICU Experience

Jocelyn M. Cole: CLC
Osage, IA 50461
(641) 777-5369

  • Home Visits

  • Phone Consults

  • Support Groups

Courtney Connor: RDN, LDN, CLC
Community Health Care, Inc. WIC
500 W. River Dr.
Davenport, IA 52801
(563) 823-9228
**Services are offered to WIC participants & WIC-eligible participants

  • Office Practice

  • Phone Consults

  • Breastfeeding & Pump Supplies

  • Breastfeeding Education

Cassie Crum: RN, CLC
Upper Des Moines Opportunity WIC Program
620 Michigan St.
Storm Lake, IA 50588
(712) 298-2930

  • Phone Consults

  • Breastfeeding Education

Shelley Dolan: RN, IBCLC
Regional Medical Center
709 W. Main St
Manchester, IA 52057
(563) 927-7318

  • Hospital Practice

  • Phone Consults

  • Support Groups

  • Breastfeeding Education

Leslie Dooley: IBCLC
1319 2nd St
Nevada, IA 50201
(515) 460-2572

  • Professional & Breastfeeding Education

Jean Drulis: BA
Mother’s Milk Bank of Iowa
Food & Nutrition Services
University of Iowa Health Care
119 2nd St., Ste. 400
Coralville, IA 52241
(319) 356-2652

  • Milk Bank

  • to inquire about becoming a milk donor please contact: Heidi Baudhuin or (319) 384-9930

  • to inquire about obtaining donor human milk please contact: Ann Jurgensen or (319) 384-9929

Rebecca Franzen: CLC
Brave Breastfeeding, LLC at Statera Integrated Health and Wellness
3375 Lake Ridge Dr
Dubuque, IA 52003
(563) 207-8932

  • Back-to-work Private Consultations/Classes

  • Office Practice

  • Phone Consults & Home Visits

  • Professional & Breastfeeding Education

  • Support Groups

Becky Fricke, CLC, LPN
Unity Point Health - Marshalltown
(641) 482-3404 home
(641) 754-5166 work
Services offered:

  • Phone Consults

  • Support Group

  • Breastfeeding Education

Becky Haidsiak: CLC, RN, BSN
Greater Regional Medical Center
1700 W. Townline St.
Creston, IA 50801
(641) 344-6588
**Calls and Texts are welcome!

  • Hospital Practice

  • Phone Consults

  • Breastfeeding Education

Caitlin Hainley: DNP, ARNP-CNM, IBCLC
Primary Healthcare
3509 E. 29th St.
Des Moines, IA 50317
(515) 248-1600
**Spanish resources: mjaquez@phcinc.net
**On-Site Spanish interpreters available
**Working on Spanish support groups
**Primary Healthcare also provides services to individuals with NO INSURANCE

  • Office Practice

  • Support Groups

  • Breastfeeding Education

Katie Hatch: LLL Leader
La Leche League of Cedar Rapids: Facebook Page
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
(319) 343-7770
Offering monthly nursing support group meetings, online, in-person, phone support from accredited LLL Leaders.

  • Home Visits

  • Phone Consults

  • Peer Support

Sharon Hooge: RN, CLC
Emmet County Public Health
Estherville, IA 51334
(712) 362-2490

  • Home Visits

  • Phone Consults

  • Breastfeeding & Pump Supplies

  • Breastfeeding Education

Juanita Hughes: RN, CLC
MercyOne- Centerville
1 St. Joseph’s Drive
Centerville, IA 52544
(641) 437-3350 / (641) 216-3578

  • Hospital Practice

  • Home Visits

  • Phone Consults

  • Support Groups

  • Breastfeeding Education

Kyla Jackson: RN, CLC
MercyOne Centerville Medical Center
Facebook Group:
MMC Breastfeeding Support Group
1 St. Joseph's Dr
Centerville, IA 52544
(641) 437-3350 or (641) 208-2568

  • Hospital practice

  • Phone consults

  • Home Visits

  • Support Group

  • Breastfeeding Education

Angela Mach: CLC
Sieda Community Action Agency- MIECHV- Facebook Group
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 455-8331

  • Office Practice

  • Phone Consults

  • Support Groups: 3rd Thursday of Every Month (6:15 PM - 7:00 PM) at Ottumwa Regional Medical Center

  • Home Visits Depending on Circumstances

Sara Macy, RN, IBCLC
Iowa Breastfeeding Services
23070 170th
Iowa Falls, IA
641-373-0247
Services offered:

  • Private Practice

  • Home visits (as needed with a charge)

  • Phone consults

  • Breastfeeding & Pump Supplies

  • Professional & Breastfeeding Education

  • Free clinic most Thursday mornings in Iowa Falls

Sabrina Martinez: MD
Unity Point: East Des Moines Family Medicine
840 E. University Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50316
(515) 265-4211
**Prenatal, OB, Postpartum, Well-Woman & Well-Child Care
**Breastfeeding Medicine & Tongue-Ties

  • Hospital Practice

  • Office Practice

Sonni Martzann, RN, IBCLC
Floyd County Medical Center
800 11th St
Charles City, IA 50616
641-228-6830
Services offered:

  • Support Group

  • Breastfeeding Education

Linda McCabe: MSN, ARNP, IBCLC
Caring Support
Burlington, IA 52601
(319) 759-2583
**DOES NOT TAKE INSURANCE

  • Home Visits

  • Breastfeeding & Professional Education

Alyssa McNamara: RD, LD, CLC
Community Health Center-WIC
500 W. River Dr.
Davenport, IA 52801
(563) 386-3000
**Services offered to WIC-eligible participants

  • Office Practice

  • Phone Consults

  • Breastfeeding & Pump Supplies

  • Breastfeeding Education

Tricia Moon: CLC, WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor
Siouxland District Health Dept
1014 Nebraska St
Sioux City, IA 51101
(712) 279-6119 or (712) 635-1233

  • Phone Consults

  • Support Groups

  • Breastfeeding & Pump Supplies

  • Professional & Breastfeeding Education

Simone Peterson: RN, BSN, CLC
Mary Greeley Medical Center
Ames, IA 50010

  • Hospital Practice

  • Home Visits

  • Phone Consults

  • Support Groups

Corrin Preston: RN, CLC
Emmet County Public Health
Estherville, IA 51334
(712) 362-2490

  • Home Visits

  • Phone Consults

  • Breastfeeding & Pump Supplies

  • Professional & Breastfeeding Education

Kim Proctor: RN, CLC
American Home Finding Association (AHFA) Maternal & Child/Adolescent Services
Facebook Page
WIC
333 Church St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 682-8784

  • Phone Consults

  • Support Groups

  • Breastfeeding & Pump Supplies

  • Professional & Breastfeeding Education

Julie Schveiger, RN BSN IBCLC RLC, CEIM
TLS Services
Maquoketa, IA 52060
563-343-9850
babysbestchoice@yahoo.com
Services offered:

  • Office & Private Practice

  • Home Visits

  • Phone Consults

  • Support Group & Worksite Programs

  • Breastfeeding & Pump supplies

  • Professional & Breastfeeding Education

Charlene Sauers: FNP-BC, IBCLC
Crossing River Hospital
30603 Eagle Drive
McGregor, IA 52157
(608) 412-4855

  • Hospital Practice

  • Office Practice

  • Phone Consults

  • Professional & Breastfeeding Education

Susan Sauter: CLC, RN, BSN
Greater Regional Medical Center

  • Office Practice

  • Phone Consults

  • Professional & Breastfeeding Education

Angela Swieter: RN, BSN, IBCLC, ICD, ICPE, ICPD
Basking Babies, LLC
950 28th Ave SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009 
(515) 210-1868

  • Private & Office Practice

  • Home Visits

  • Phone Consults

  • Professional & Breastfeeding Education

  • Support Groups

Tracy Terry: BSN, RNC-OB, IBCLC, CBE
Buena Vista Regional Medical Center
1525 W. 5th St
Storm Lake, IA
(712) 213-8662

  • Hospital Practice

  • Phone Consults

  • Professional & Breastfeeding Education

  • Breast Pump Supplies

Rhonda Thompson: RN, IBCLC
MercyOne Waterloo

3421 W 9th St.
Waterloo, IA 50702
(319) 272-8465

  • Hospital Practice

Sneha S. Virippil, MS, RD, LD, CLC
Siouxland WIC
1014 Nebraska St
Sioux City, IA 51105
712-279-6636
Services offered (for WIC clients):

  • Breastfeeding and pump supplies

  • Breastfeeding education

Emily Walden: MSN/Ed., CNM, IBCLC
Midwife Services of Unity Point
3714 Ingersoll Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50312
(515) 309-6011

  • Hospital Practice

  • Office Practice

  • Breastfeeding Education

Michelle Wiedmann: RN, BSN, CLC, CBE
Broadlawns Medical Center
Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 710-0177

  • Hospital Practice

  • Office Practice

  • Support Group

Tricia Williams: RN, BSN, CLC
Greater Regional Health
1700 W. Townline
Creston, IA 50841
(641) 745-7712

  • Breastfeeding Education

  • Hospital Practice

  • Outpatient Consults

Additional Support Groups

Birthway Breastfeeding Support Group
Facebook Page
Mary Greeley Medical Center- North Addition Room C
1111 Duff Ave
Ames, IA 50010
1st Thursday of the month- 1:30-3:00 PM
Contact: Angie Carswell and Reanna Lile
(515) 233-7525

Boone Loving Support Breastfeeding Group
Ericson Public Library
702 Greene St
Boone, IA 50036
First Wednesday of the month, 9:30 - 11 am
Contact: Heather Buckley, Karen Danley, or Brittany McVey
515-232-9020

Broadlawns Mommy Matters Support Group:
Broadlawns Medical Center- Medical Plaza Conference Room
1761 Hickman Rd.
1st and 3rd Mondays of every month, 4:30-6:00 PM

La Leche League of Ames
Facebook Page
Meets at Northminster Presbyterian Church in Ames
1416 20th St
Ames, IA 50010
Support Meetings: 1st Tuesday of every month, 7 pm
Contact: Jenny Wood (515-339-1231) or Kel Anne Davis
La Leche League is a support group for breastfeeding parents and other interested women.
All nursing and pregnant parents welcome.

Mama Milk Meet Up
Ames Public Library
515 Douglas Ave
Ames, IA
Mama Milk Meet Up: Third Thursdays: 6:30 - 7:30PM
Best Start Breastfeeding Class: Third Mondays: 6:00 - 7:30PM
Next Step Pumping Class: Third Mondays 7:35 - 8:35 PM
Contact: Heather Buckley, Karen Danley, or Brittany McVey
515-232-9020

Milk Mommas Breastfeeding Support and Clinic
Henry County Health Center
407 S White Street M
Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
Thursdays: 9:00 - 12:00

MercyOne Des Moines Lactation Services
RNs, CLCs, IBCLCs
1111 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50314
(515) 358-2082

  • Hospital Practice

  • Phone Consults

  • Breastfeeding Education

  • Support Groups

    • Mommy & Me Support Group: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays each month 11 am-12pm

    • Evening Support Group: 3rd Monday of each month, 6-7 pm

Natural Milk Network
250 Mercy Dr- 6th Floor
Dubuque, IA 52001
Wednesdays, 1-3 pm
Contact: Amy Blum or Tara Lynch
(563) 589-8553
**Anyone welcome - babies up to 1 year of age

Nursing Mothers Support Group
Maquoketa Public Library
Maquoketa Iowa
1st Thursday of each month, 6:30 pm
Contact: Julie Schveiger - 563-343-9850

Quad Cities Breastfeeding Coalition
Julie Cutler
(563) 421-7768
Meeting 3rd Tuesday of the month, 12:00-1:00PM

Sieda Community Action Agency
Ottumwa Regional Health Center
Support Group:
3rd Tuesday of the month, 6:15-7:00 PM

Weight Check Wednesday
Marshalltown Public Library
105 W Boone St
Marshalltown, IA 50158
1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 11-1
Contact: Carissa Bryant
641-328-4859
A place for breastfeeding and pregnant moms to get together.  If you have questions come to the group, if you want to meet other breastfeeding moms or just need a break this group is for you.

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