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Breastfeeding Help for All Moms.
Call the Texas Lactation Support Hotline at 855-550-6667 if breastfeeding hurts, is uncomfortable, you need help with position or latching or are concerned you're not producing enough milk. Lactation Consultants are on-call to answer your questions and give you the support you need.
This service is free and available 24/7.
Free Texas Lactation Support Centers for All Moms
Houston - The Lactation Foundation 713-500-2800, option 1
Dallas - Lactation Care Center 214-670-7222
Austin - Mom’s Place 512-972-6700
McAllen - Lactation Care Center RGV 956-292-7711
San Antonio - Lactation Support Center 210-207-7138 Need more help?
Find a breastfeeding support provider in your area using our
Texas Lactation Support Directory. And if you are a WIC client, call your local WIC office to set up an appointment today with a breastfeeding peer counselor or lactation consultant.
Unsure if breastfeeding is going well in the first few days?
Answer a few questions (PDF, 385kb) to see if you and your baby might benefit from additional support.
Know when to call your doctor
Call your doctor if your baby:
Does not regain his birth weight by two weeks of age.
Has fewer than six wet diapers by his sixth day of life.
Has fewer than three stools a day by his third day or life.
Will not wake up to nurse at least eight times a day.
Falls asleep or stops nursing immediately after latching.
Texas Law says you have the right to breastfeed in public.
Chapter 165, Texas Health and Safety Code states that a mother is entitled to breastfeed her baby in any location in which the mother is authorized to be.
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