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P.O. Box 1527

New Port Richey, FL 34656

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As a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization, we welcome any tax deductible donations to help our mission and achieve our goals for the Florida West Coast Breastfeeding Task Force.

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The mission of the Florida West Coast Breastfeeding Task Force is to promote, protect and support breastfeeding efforts in the Pasco, Hernando and Citrus counties.

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RESOURCES

 

View the links below for breastfeeding support, consultation and education in Pasco, Hernando, Citrus and other neighboring counties. 

This page will be updated as resources become available.

*Click on the titles in bold for access to the links

GENERAL RESOURCES

La Leche League Helpline

​24 Hours & Toll Free

877-452-5324

PASCO COUNTY

These classes are offered at each location of the Florida Department of Health in Pasco County. 

Las Clases de Alimentación Infantil de WIC se ofrecen en varios lugares del Condado de Pasco. ¡Tanto las mamás nuevas como las experimentadas son bienvenidas! Las clases son GRATUITAS y están abiertas para todos. Familia, amigos, parejas e hijos son bienvenidos.

The healthy start program has Certified Lactation Counselors (CLC) on hand to provide lactation help to clients of the program. 

New Port Richey (727) 861-5250 xt 0210 | Dade City (352) 521-1450 | Wesley Chapel (813) 345-3312

This facebook support group is monitored by breastfeeding professionals to ensure that accurate information is being shared to mothers with questions about breastfeeding and seeking support.

This is an educational resource for breastfeeding for breastfeeding mothers and families.

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HERNANDO COUNTY

Maternity Suites at Oak Hill Hospital

Lactation Consultants to contact: Amy Fritsch, RN, IBCLC (813) 606-7304 | Irene Schaefer, RN, IBCLC, LCCE (727) 755-3913

Hernando WIC Infant Feeding Line

This is a free service to breastfeeding moms and open to the public. Lactation Consultant to contact: Jennie Rae Lanziero, CLC (352) 540-6924

These are infant feeding, breastfeeding 101 classes and mom to mom support  group.These classes are free!

Quick referral guide of resources for breastfeeding moms in Hernando county

This facebook support group is monitored by breastfeeding professionals to ensure that accurate information is being shared to mothers with questions about breastfeeding and seeking support.

Check out the links to these breastfeeding resources

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CITRUS COUNTY

Florida Department of Health in Citrus County for the Lecanto location. 

The Citrus County Infant Feeding line is 352-513-6060. 8am - 9pm 7 days a week. 

 

You can also contact an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant® (IBCLC®), Maret Wachira, at the Department of Health in Citrus County at 352-257-6000. 

*Maret provides free breastfeeding help for all local moms*

This link provides a list of videos, programs and community partners who can help.

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OTHER COUNTIES

The Tampa Bay Breastfeeding Task Force have created a very detailed and extended breastfeeding resources and education for Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando and Citrus Counties. The also have information on Post Partum Doulas! Check them out!

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