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, IBCLC RLC
50312 USA

Natures Best Lactation
(515) 865-5361
Services offered: 

  • Private Practice
  • Home Visits
  • Phone Consults
  • Support Group
  • Breastfeeding Education
  • Private Practice

 

Cynthia Billiar, RN, IBCLC, CD (DONA), ICCE
Unity Point St. Luke's
2720 Stone Park Blvd
Sioux City, IA 51104
712-279-3371
cynthia.billiar@unity point.org
Services offered: 

  • Phone Consults
  • Support Group
  • Breastfeeding Education

 

Astra Bishop, RN
Matura Action Corp
210 Russell St
Creston, IA 50801
641-202-7114
abishop@maturaia.org
Services offered:

  • Support Group
  • Breastfeeding Supplies
  • Professional education
  • Breast Pump Supplies
  • Breastfeeding Education

 

Amy Blum, RN, BSN, IBCLC
Mercy Medical Center
250 Mercy Drive
Dubuque, IA 52002
563-589-8553
blumam@mercyhealth.com
www.mercydubuque.com
Services offered:

  • Office practice
  • Phone consults
  • Support Group
  • Breastfeeding Education

 

Beth Buchholtz, RN, IBCLC
Naturally Nourished Lactation Services
(641) 425-2676

Services offered: 

  • Private Practice
  • Home Visits
  • Phone Consults
  • Support Group
  • Breastfeeding Education

 

Heather Buckley, RD, CLC
Mid-Iowa Community Action
226 SE 16th St
Ames, IA 50010
515-232-9020
heather.buckley@micaonline.org
www.micaonline.org
Services offered:

  • Support Group
  • Breastfeeding Supplies
  • Breast Pump Supplies
  • Breastfeeding Education

 

Madelyn Brunow, RN, IBCLC, RLC
Logan, IA 51546
712-644-2220
mbrunow@harrisoncountyhealth.org
http://harrisoncountyhealth.org
Services offered:

  • Office practice
  • Phone consults
  • Home Visits
  • Professional education
  • Breastfeeding education

 

Shelley Dolan, RN, IBCLC
Regional Medical Center
709 W. Main St
Manchester, IA 52057
563-927-7318
shelley.dolan@regmedctr.org
www.regmedctr.org
Services offered:

  • Phone consults
  • Support Group
  • Breastfeeding Education

 

Leslie Dooley, IBCLC
1319 2nd St
Nevada, IA 50201
515-460-2572
LJDooley@iastate.edu
Services offered:

  • Professional Education
  • Breastfeeding Education

 

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

  • Phone consults
  • Support Group
  • Breastfeeding Education

 

Kyla Jackson, RN, CLC
Mercy Medical Center
1 St. Joseph's Dr
Centerville, IA 52544
641-437-3390 or 641-208-2568
kjackson@mercydesmoines.org
Services offered:

  • Hospital practice
  • Phone consults
  • Support Group
  • Breast Pump Supplies
  • Breastfeeding Education

 

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 Supplies
  • Professional Education
  • Breast Pump Supplies
  • Breastfeeding Education
  • Free clinic most Thursday mornings in Iowa Falls

 

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

  • Support Group
  • Breastfeeding Education

 

Mercy Lactation Services
RNs, CLCs, IBCLCs
1111 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-358-2082
slogan@mercydesmoines.org
mercydesmoines.org
Services offered:

  • 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

 

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 work cell
tmoon@sioux-city.org
Services offered:

  • Phone consults
  • Support Group
  • Breastfeeding Supplies
  • Professional Education
  • Breast Pump Supplies
  • Breastfeeding Education

 

Krystal Platt, CLC
19120 Ivy Trl
Keosauqua, IA 52565
319-931-9902
krystalplatt012685@yahoo.com
Services offered:

  • Home visits
  • Phone consults
  • Breastfeeding Education

 

Paula Pratt, RN, CLC
Mercy Medical Center - Centerville
1 St. Joseph's Dr
Centerville, IA 52544
641-437-3390 or 641-895-8581 cell
paulapaula18@mercydesmoines.org
Services offered:

  • Hospital practice
  • Home visits
  • Phone consults
  • Support Group
  • Breast pump supplies
  • Breastfeeding education

 

Sonja Rank, RD/LD, CLC
North Iowa Community Action Organization- WIC
100 1st St NW, Suite 200
Mason City, IA 50450
641-423-5044, ext 39
srank@nicao-online.org
Services offered:

  • Breastfeeding education
  • Breastfeeding and pump supplies (WIC clients)

 

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

  • Office practice
  • Private practice
  • Home visits
  • Phone consults
  • Support Group
  • Breastfeeding & pump supplies
  • Professional Education
  • Breastfeeding Education
  • Worksite programs

 

Angela Swieter, RN, BSN, IBCLC, ICD, ICPE, ICPD
950 28th Ave SW
Des Moines, Iowa 50009 

Basking Babies, LLC
(515) 210-1868
lactationlady@live.com
Services offered: 

  • Private Practice
  • Office Practice
  • Home Visits
  • Phone Consults
  • Professional Education
  • Support Group
  • Breastfeeding Education

 

Tracy Terry, BSN, RNC-OB, IBCLC, CBE
Buena Vista Regional Medical Centere
1525 W. 5th St
Storm Lake, IA
712-213-8662
terry.tracy@bvrmc.org
www.bvrmc.org
Services offered:

  • Hospital practice
  • Phone consults
  • Professional Education
  • Breast pump supplies
  • Breastfeeding education
  • Milk bank coming soon!

 

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

  • Breastfeeding and pump supplies
  • Breastfeeding education

 

Jennifer Wood, IBCLC
Heart to Heart Lactation Services
1114 Sunset Ave
Kelley, IA 50134
515-339-1231
hearttoheartlactation@gmail.com
Services offered:

  • Private Practice
  • Home visits
  • Phone consults
  • Professional Education
  • Breastfeeding Education

 

Additional Support Groups

Birthway Breastfeeding Support Group
(also on Facebook)
Mary Greeley Medical Center
1111 Duff Ave
Ames, IA 50010
1st or 2nd Thursday of the month, 10-11:30 am
(Check MGMC website or join on Facebook)
Contact: Gail Johnson 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

 

Emmet County Breastfeeding Support Group
Held at United Methodist Church in Estherville
ECPH Office - 508 So. 1st St
Estherville, IA 51334
4th Tuesday of every month, 6-7 pm
Contact: Sharon Hooge or Corrin Preston
712-362-2490

 

La Leche Leage of Ames
Meets at Northminster Presbyterian Church in Ames
1416 20th St
Ames, IA 50010
1st Tuesday of every month, 7 pm
Contact: Jenny Wood (515-339-1231) or Kate Solko (515-664-5123)
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
4th Monday of the month, 9:30 - 11 am
Contact: Heather Buckley, Karen Danley, or Brittany McVey
515-232-9020

 

Matura's Breastfeeding Support Group
210 Russell St
Creston, IA 50801
1st Saturday of every month, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Contact: Astra Bishop, 641-202-7114 (Monday - Thursday)
Open to all.
 

Mercy Medical Center Breastfeeding Support Group
Facebook group: "MMC Breastfeeding Support Group"
1st St. Joseph's Dr
Centerville, IA 52544
1st Tuesday each month, 6-8 pm
Contact: Kyla Jackson (641-437-3390) or Paula Pratt (641-437-3350)

 

Natural Milk Network
250 Mercy Dr
Dubuque, IA 52001
1st, 3rd, 5th 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

 

The Lactation Club of Siouxland
Facebook support group
Contact: Cynthia Billiar - 712-251-1283
*Over 800 members, not just for Sioux City

 

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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