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The Florida West Coast Breastfeeding Task Force partners with the Florida Department of Health and other community organizations in providing free breastfeeding support groups and events to mothers in the community. As a non profit organization, we also host events throughout the year such as the Big Latch On and participate in community outreach efforts and conferences related to breastfeeding support, promotion and protection. To stay updated on the latest news and community events, please sign up for our newsletter and check our community calendar on our website. 

Pasco, Hernando and Citrus county offer breastfeeding support classes weekly. These classes are offered free of charge to the community.

Mom and Baby Group (Pasco County)

Tuesdays

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Regency Park Library

9701 Little Rd

New Port Richey FL 34654

 

The Florida West Coast Breastfeeding Task Force is proud to partner with The Florida Department of Health in Pasco, Hernando & Citrus County in providing breastfeeding support groups. The Pasco  County Health Department holds a weekly mom to mom group for breastfeeding and mothering support. This support group is run by trained breastfeeding Peer Counselors, Certified Lactation Counselors (CLC), and International Board Certified Lactation Consultants in the Women Infants and Children (WIC) program through the health department. The classes are free and children are welcome.

 

The WIC Program also offers infant feeding classes. 

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Mom to Mom Breastfeeding (Hernando County)

Thursdays

7:00 pm

Spring Hill Regional Hospital

Medical Arts Building

10461 Quality Dr, Spring Hill,  FL 34609

Room 105

The Mom to Mom Breastfeeding Support Group is Free and open to the public. Mom, baby and family or friends are welcome to attend.  The group provides lactation support by breastfeeding peer counselors, Certified Lactation Counselors, and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.  Different topics discussed each week and monthly guest speakers. Topics include: Latch support, milk supply, returning to work/school and pumping, growth spurts, tips for childcare providers, babywearing, infant CPR, car seat safety, money saving tips, and more! Questions: 352-540-6924 

Breastfeeding Classes, Infant Feeding Class, and Safe Sleep Classes held weekly, call to sign up 352-540-6924

The Lactation Club (Citrus County)

Every 2nd Friday from 9:30 -11am
Every 3rd Tuesday from 5-7pm

Citrus County Library

130 N. Montgomery Ave.,

Inverness, FL

www.citrus.floridahealth.gov

New, expectant, and experienced moms welcome! Bring your families
to share and learn in a friendly supportive environment.

Topics discussed will be guided by the group but could include:

  • WHAT TO EXPECT AS A NEW PARENT

  • NAVIGATING A NEW BABY AND SIBLINGS

  • BENEFITS OF BREASTFEEDING

  • BABY'S FIRST YEAR

  • INCREASING YOUR MILK SUPPLY

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La Leche League (Citrus County)

4th Saturday of month 

10:30 am

Citrus County Library

425 West Roosevelt Blvd, Beverly Hills, FL 34465

The La Leche League of Citrus County hosts a weekly  breastfeeding support group for local moms. 

If you have breastfeeding questions, you are welcome to post them to their Facebook wall for other parents to answer. Or, if your question is more specific and urgent please private message La Leche League of Citrus County or

call Rachel Clark, 954-778-3301.

We are happy to help any nursing parent on their journey.

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