Breastfeeding Helplines


bfInternational Lactation Consultant Association – Find a Lactation Consultant

La Leche League International – Find local breastfeeding help

La Leche League Europe

LactMed – US-based online database of drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed.



Australian Breastfeeding Association National Breastfeeding Helpline – 1-800-mum-to-mum (1-800-686-268)



National Helpline for LLL Bulgaria – +359-888-555-385



MotherRisk Helpline – 1-877-439-2744 – from the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto

LLL Quebec (French) – 1-866-allaiter

LLL Canada (English) – 1-800-665-4324

Fédération Québécoise Nourri-Source (Quebec)



Forældre og Fødsel Ammerådgivere



LLL France – 01 39 584 584

GALACTEE France Hotline


New Zealand

LLL New Zealand Helplines

New Zealand Breastfeeding Help from the Ministry of Health



Breastfeeding Mothers’ Support Group Counselling Helpline – 6339-3558


United Kingdom

La Leche League Great Britain – 0845 120 2918

National Breastfeeding Helpline – 0300 100 0212

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers Helpline – 08444 122 949

The Breastfeeding Network Helplines – phone help in English, Bengali, Sylheti, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi

NCT Breastfeeding Line – 0300 330 0771


United States

National Breastfeeding Helpline – 800-994-9662 (TDD 888-220-5446) – the US Office on Women’s Health staffs both English and Spanish speaking peer counselors

La Leche League USA Breastfeeding Helpline – 1-877-4-LALECHE (1-877-452-5324)

InfantRisk Center Helpline – (806) 352-2519 – the InfantRisk Center, headed by Dr. Thomas Hale (author of “Medications and Mothers’ Milk”), is dedicated to providing up-to-date evidence-based information on the use of medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding USA – Find a Breastfeeding Counselor – a project of the Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition, Inc., has state-specific listings maintained by state breastfeeding coalitions.


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