“A mom called worried about taking a new daily medication, asking if it would hurt baby. I looked up the medication ingredients and she said, "you made my day and saved me from stopping breastfeeding!”

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“Mom was experiencing engorgement & pain and baby was struggling to latch. I instructed her on reverse pressure softening and engorgement management. Later, mom called back advising she was feeling better and baby was able to latch.”

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“Mom called with concerns of pumping while at work. She was afraid that she would have to wean baby. I educated her on different breast pump options.”

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“I helped a mom create a “power pumping plan”. She noticed an increase in her milk supply and told us she is grateful that hotline team is serving moms in Oklahoma!”

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The Oklahoma Breastfeeding Hotline

Call: 1-877-271-MILK (6455)

Text: OK2BF to 61222

 

The Oklahoma Breastfeeding Hotline is available free of charge, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year.

You do not have to live in Oklahoma to use this free service. The hotline is for nursing mothers, their families and partners, as well as expecting parents, and health care providers, or anyone in need of breastfeeding support and information.

The Hotline is staffed by breastfeeding experts, International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) The hotline is a call back system. Callers leave a message for a return call. For routine issues, callers are contacted that same day, during business hours. For urgent issues, the IBCLC on call will be paged 24 hours a day. Urgent calls are returned within one hour.

 

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La línea directa de Oklahoma Lactancia Materna está disponible de forma gratuita, las 24 horas del día, 7 días a la semana, 365 días al año

La línea directa es para madres lactantes, sus familias y compañeros, también futuros padres, y los proveedores de salud, o cualquier persona en necesidad de apoyo a la lactancia y la información. La línea directa es atendida por expertos en lactancia materna, International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs)

La línea directa es un sistema de devolución de llamadas. Las personas que llaman dejan un mensaje para una llamada de vuelta. Para asuntos de rutina, los llamantes se ponen en contacto ese mismo día, en horario de oficina. Para asuntos urgentes, el IBCLC de guardia será paginado las 24 horas del día. Llamadas urgentes se devuelven en el plazo de una hora.

Families, Physicians & Others call the Hotline with questions about...

  • Breast pain
  • Feeding positions
  • Latching problems
  • Laws & Rights of Breastfeeding
  • Milk Supply
  • Medication
  • Nipple pain
  • Pumping
  • Storing
  • Weaning
  • Working & Pumping
  • Any many more!

 

About Our Team


Cassidy, RN, IBCLC

  • IBCLC since 2010
  • Hotline IBCLC since 2015
  • Has hospital care experience
  • Active with various breastfeeding organizations
  • Has an obsession with British tv shows and knitting

 

Charissa, RN, IBCLC

  • IBCLC since 2010
  • Hotline IBCLC since 2011
  • Has hospital care experience
  • Active with LEAARC
  • Describes herself as an excellent hand expresser

Jaclyn, IBCLC

  • IBCLC since 2017
  • Hotline IBCLC since 2019
  • Has WIC experience
  • Manages the Hotline
  • Passion for pugs and babies

Jayme, RN, IBCLC

  • IBCLC since 2011
  • Hotline IBCLC since 2013
  • Has hospital care experience
  • Loves family game nights and watching her kids play sports

Keri, RD/LD, IBCLC

  • IBCLC since 2008
  • Hotline IBCLC since 2009
  • Has hospital care & WIC experience
  • Passion for helping children who have special needs

Lacy, RN, IBCLC

  • IBCLC since 2015
  • Hotline member since 2019
  • Has outpatient clinic experience

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