- Addison County
- Northwest Vermont
- Rutland County
- Breastfeeding and Parenting
- Breastfeeding and Working
Don't forget to call your breastfeeding peer counselor;
she's there for you!
Addison County Breastfeeding Resource List
WIC (Middlebury Office) — VT Department of Health — 802-388-4644; Breastfeeding support, nutrition information, monthly food benefit. Breast pumps for moms returning to work or school.
Natural Beginnings — Vicki Kirby RN, IBCLC — 802-236-4136; Lactation consultant, free breastfeeding classes at Porter Hospital, monthly support groups, in-home consultations and supplies
Northwest Vermont Breastfeeding Resource List
WIC (St. Albans Office) — VT Department of Health — 802-524-7970; Breastfeeding support, nutrition information, monthly food benefit. Breast pumps for moms returning to work or school.
Rutland County Breastfeeding Resource List
WIC (Rutland Office) — VT Department of Health — 802-786-5811; Breastfeeding support, nutrition information, monthly food benefit. Breast pumps for moms returning to work or school.
WIC Peer Place Drop-In Breastfeeding Space — 1st Friday each month 1-3pm; 3rd Monday each month 9-11am
La Leche League of Rutland County — Telephone help (exit VDH) — Lisa 802-325-2566, Diane 802-483-6820, Liz 802-483-6296 — Monthly Support Meetings — 802-483-6296; 1st Wednesday each month, 10:30am-noon
Promise Lactation Consulting: Thriving in the 1st 6 Months — 802-325-2566; 4th Tuesday each month, 3-5pm
Breastfeeding and Parenting Web Resources
HealthVermont.gov/YouCanDoIt — The WIC Mother/Baby Breastfeeding page with resources, video tips and more to help you keep breastfeeding, from the Vermont Deptartment of Health
Breastfeeding and Working Web Resources
For Working Mothers — Information about choosing childcare, expressing breastmilk, choosing a breast pump, and how to make plans with your employer that allow you to continue providing breastmilk after your return to work
BF Friendly – VT — See if your employer is Breastfeeding Friendly
National Women’s Health Information Center (WomensHealth.gov) (exit VDH) Breastfeeding Help Line 800-994-9662 — Toolkit components include Employee's Guide to Breastfeeding and Working, Easy Steps To Supporting Breastfeeding Employees, The Business Case for Breastfeeding: Steps for Creating a Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite
Vermont Workplaces Support Nursing Moms — This fact sheet describes Vermont labor law related to breastfeeding in the workplace and suggests ways that employers and employees can work together to achieve breastfeeding recommendations for mothers and babies. Information about the workplace accommodation law is available from the Vermont Attorney General (exit VDH)