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Local Breastfeeding Resources:

La Leche League: find your local WA meeting here.

Swedish Medical Center: Mom's Line (206) 386-3740; Monday – Friday 9 AM to 4:30 PM. Evenings and weekends: (206) 386-MOMS (6667)

Birth and Beyond: (206) 458-8782 Calls are answered by lactation consultants. 7 days a week, 9 AM to 6 PM.  If no one is available, leave a message and they will return your call within 2 hours.

Nurturing Expressions (free phone consultation and assessment, home visits available): (206) 763-2733

King County Breastfeeding Coalition: a great list of area resources can be found here.

International Breastfeeding Resources:

Dr. Jack Newman: great video clips about latching and positioning for feedings

Kelly Mom: amazing breastfeeding information, covering every concern you could think of!

Stanford University Newborn Nursery: several great videos covering the basics of breastfeeding, as well as hand expression (a must to know!), maximizing milk production, and more.

Biological Nurturing: information about laid-back breastfeeding.

The National Breastfeeding Hotline: 1-800-994-9662

La Leche League International

Peaceful Parenting Resources: and the Peaceful Parenting Facebook page

AHA! Parenting

Community of Mindful Parents

The Mindful Parent

Evidence-Based Birth Resources:

Childbirth Connection

Evidence-Based Birth

Improving Birth

Birth Literacy




Robin as a doula with Heather and baby Jack (a few weeks before birth, and 19 months later). Shared with permission. One of the delightful parts of being a doula was becoming an honorary family member during transitional periods in peoples' lives. I love watching "my" babies grow!

Jack today!



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