Resources

Breastfeeding Community Resources


breastfeeding

Hospitals

Ask for Lactation Educator

Mountain Home AFB Hospital
208-828-7558

St. Luke's Elmore Medical Center
208-587-8401

St. Luke’s Boise Regional Medical Center
208-381-2592

St. Luke’s Meridian Regional Medical Center
208-706-3119

St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center-Boise
208-367-7380

St. Luke's McCall Medical Center
208-630-2270


Central District Health Department - WIC Program

Boise, Garden City, Meridian, Kuna, Marian Pritchett, Terry Reilly
208-327-7488

Garden Valley
208-327-7488

Horseshoe Bend

208-327-7488

Idaho City
208-327-7488

McCall
208-634-7194

Mountain Home/Glenns Ferry
208-587-4409


Mountain Home AFB

Lactation Office
208-828-7269


LaLeche League

Website

International Lactation Consultant Association
1-800-LALECHE

Private Lactation Consultants by zip code
Website


Breastfeeding Helpline

Operated by the Office on Women's Health
800-994-9662 | Monday - Friday 7 am – 4 pm MST
Website


Support Groups

WIC Program
Central District Health Department
For all WIC Breastfeeding Moms and Babies
Every MONDAY (except holidays) | 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
CDHD Huckleberry Room
707 N. Armstrong Place, Boise
208-327-7488

St. Luke’s Boise 
Join the “Breastfeeding Bunch”
Every WEDNESDAY | 10 am to Noon
St. Luke's Children's Administration
211 Main Street, Boise (directly behind 209 Main) - Parking available in back of the building
208-381-2592

St. Luke’s Meridian
Join the “Breastfeeding Bunch”
Every THURSDAY | 2 pm – 4 pm
St. Luke's Meridian
520 S Eagle Road
Shoshone Room (lower floor)
208-706-5770

St. Alphonsus 
Regional Medical Center
Breastfeeding Support Group
TUESDAYS | 11 am to Noon
Family Center
900 N. Liberty Suite 100 Boise
208-367-3454


Breastfeeding or Lactation Appointments

WIC Program
Central District Health Department

  • Lactation Appointments for WIC Breastfeeding Moms
  • 208-327-7488

St. Alphonsus
Regional Medical Center
Outpatient Breastfeeding Clinic

If you need additional help once you are home, you can make an appointment at the Nutrition and Breastfeeding Center to be seen by an International board-certified lactation consultant. Physicians and other healthcare providers may refer you to the Outpatient Breastfeeding Clinic, or you may call 208-367-7380 to schedule an appointment.


Breastfeeding Classes

WIC Program at Central District Health Department | 208-327-7488
For all WIC Clients - Pregnant or Breastfeeding

  • Breastfeeding Basics Class

St. Luke’s Boise Regional Medical Center | 208-381-2592
Breastfeeding Classes:

  • Breastfeeding: Plan for Success
  • Breastfeeding Multiples

St. Alphonsus Health System


upcoming events

Events Timeline



June
FREE RAPID HIV TESTING IN JUNE

Free HIV testing at CDHD during the month of June. Call 327-7400 to make an appointment.

July 4All Day
OFFICES CLOSED-INDEPENDENCE DAY

Regular business hours will resume Wednesday, July 5.

July 11 6:30 am
WALK-IN CHOLESTEROL SCREENING

More info
CDHD Office - Ada County
707 N. Armstrong Pl., Boise