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Breastfeeding / Tennessee Breastfeeding Hotline

Tennessee Breastfeeding Hotline: 1-855-423-6667

The Tennessee Breastfeeding Hotline, staffed by International Board Certified Lactation Consultants and Certified Lactation Counselors, is available to nursing mothers and partners, their families, expectant mothers, and health care providers seeking breastfeeding support and information. The Hotline is in operation 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

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The Tennessee Breastfeeding Hotline provides accurate, up-to-date information for common breastfeeding issues and questions, such as:

  • Not making enough milk
  • Over supply of milk
  • Baby refusing to nurse
  • Breast or nipple pain
  • Engorgement
  • Medications and breastfeeding
  • Breast pumps
  • Working and breastfeeding
  • Breastfeeding in public
  • Weaning

Referral information is provided including outpatient lactation services, Women, Infant and Children programs, breastfeeding support groups, breast pump rental locations and La Leche League support groups.

Please note that the hotline cannot provide a medical diagnosis. All medical questions should be directed to a health care provider.

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