Resources for Families

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In-Person Help

OU Physicians Lactation Clinic

  • Phone: 1-405-271-9494
  • Fax: 1-405-271-4046
  • Address: 825 NE 10th St., OKC, OK

Variety Care 10th Street

  • Phone: 1-405-632-6688
  • Address: 4023 NW 10th St., OKC, OK

Women, Infants & Children Nutrition Program (WIC)

 

WIC provides nutrition services to pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women. WIC also provides nutrition services for infants and children up to age five. The WIC program is based on the size of the family and the income brought into the home. WIC provides women, infants, and children with nutritious supplemental foods, nutrition education, and referrals for health care.


Oklahoma Lactation Consultant Guide

Breastfeeding Support Groups

Organizations in Oklahoma that meet regularly:

INTEGRIS hospitals host FREE weekly "Milk Bars" where you can weigh baby and get breastfeeding support.  Anyone can attend no matter where you delivered or who your OB is.  The below are facilitated by a licensed Lactation Consultant.

  • Baptist
  • Canadian Valley
  • Edmond
  • Lakeside
  • Southwest

Working & Breastfeeding

If your breastfeeding rights have been violated by an employer or potential employer, you can file a complaint with the Department of Laborat 1-866-487-9243.

Breastfeeding & Working: OSDH Public Service Announcement:  EnglishSpanish (videos)

Working Moms (video)

How to use your hands when you pump (video)

Pump Rental Locations

  1. Prosource Medical Equipment, 405-691-3237
  2. Lakeside Women's Hospital, 405-936-1568
  3. Mercy Retail Pharmacy, 405-752-3590
  4. Medicap Owasso,  918-274-1737
  5. Peggy Helmerich Women's Health Center, Tulsa, 918-579-8018
  6. Saint Francis Hospital, Tulsa, 918-494-6455
  7. Cimarron Medical Service, Stillwater, 405-377-9735
  8. Evans Pharmacy, Enid, 580-234-4343
  9. Medcare Pharmacy, Bartlesville 918-331-1540 

WIC has breast pumps available for moms who are certified on the WIC Program.

Medela site to find rental based on your zip code. 

Organizations

Organizations that promote breastfeeding in Oklahoma:

Organizations that offer breastfeeding educational or health services:

Helplines for All Families

Oklahoma Breastfeeding Hotline (OBH) - 1-877-271-6455 (MILK) or Text OK2BF to 61222. OBH is available to anyone from anywhere.  Our International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) reply to calls & texts 7:00am - 7:00pm(CT). Urgent options available for the IBCLC to contact you back within 1 hour, no matter the time of day

Callers will be asked to leave a confidential message and an IBCLC will return your call. Texters will be asked a series questions that need to be answered before the IBCLC can contact you back.  *Note* Texting OK2BF to 61222 will register your number with OBH in order to receive text messages from our texting system.

You may have to pay for texting from your cell service. The Oklahoma Breastfeeding Hotline is an Oklahoma Breastfeeding Resource Center program supported by the Maternal and Child Health Services Title V Block Grant and the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH).


Postpartum Support International (PSI) - 1-800-944-4773. Talk Via Text: 503-894-9453. Services available in English & Spanish. PSI is available 24 hours a day, you will be asked to leave a confidential message and a trained and caring volunteer will return your call or text.

PSI Chats for Moms ~ 1-800-944-8766,  code 73162.  Charts are each Wednesday, schedule is here. Limited to the first 15 callers. **

PSI Chats for Dads ~ Call in number is 1-800-944-8766,  code 73162.  Chats are on the first Monday of each Month at 7:00pm Central Time. Limited to the first 15 callers. **

**Talk with a PSI expert about resources, symptoms, options and general information about perinatal mood and anxiety disorders from the privacy of your own phone. There is no need to pre-register or give your name. These sessions, facilitated by licensed mental health professionals, are informational only and open to anyone with questions and concerns. Limited to the first 15 callers.


National Crisis Text Line - Text HOME to 741741


Texas Tech Infant Risk Center -  For information about safety of medications during lactation. Answers calls Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm central time. Phone: 806-352-2519.  For help after 5pm, contact the Oklahoma Breastfeeding Hotline at 1-877-271-6455

Donor Milk

Pasteurized donor milk from the Oklahoma Mothers' Milk Bank is currently prioritized based on medical need of the child.