World Breastfeeding Week: Resources Available to Stamford Moms | Stamford Moms

It’s World Breastfeeding Week, which celebrates the signing of UNICEF’s Innocenti Declaration, protecting a baby’s right to breastfeed.

On Thursday, August 2, the City of Stamford’s Department of Health WIC program will celebrate World Breastfeeding Week in the Stamford Government Center Lobby at 1:30 p.m. Learn about the benefits of breastfeeding and local resources available to families.

If you or one of your mom friends is looking for breastfeeding support, there are several resources available in the area:

La Leche League of Greenwich-Stamford
FREE Breastfeeding Support Meetings:
St. Paul Lutheran Church
286 Delavan Avenue, Greenwich, CT
First Thursday of each month, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Third Thursday of each month, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
FREE telephone counseling is also available
Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week at the regular meeting on Thursday, August 2
Check out their Facebook page!

On Tuesday, August 7 the Greenwich Hospital Lactation Department will have an information table on the lower level near the cafeteria, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m to promote and support breastfeeding, . 

Stamford Hospital
FREE Preparation for Breastfeeding class
Stamford Hospital Whittingham Pavilion
For moms-to-be in their third trimester

The Parent Collective
Various locations in Fairfield County
For moms-to-be in their third trimester
Prenatal classes over a four week period, with one week focusing on breastfeeding and bottle feeding

Maternal Fetal Care, P.C.
1275 Summer Street, Stamford, CT
Breastfeeding classes

Stamford Hospital Mothers’ Group
Tully Health Center
$50 per 6 sessions or $10 per individual session
Wednesdays, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Led by a lactation consultant, discussing a variety of parenting topics

Birth Partners Doulas of CT
For moms who need help at home after birth and for breastfeeding/newborn care class

To find a lactation consultant in your area, check the Westchester Putnam Rockland Lactation Consortium.

Idaho and Utah recently signed bills allowing public breastfeeding, finally making it legal to breastfeed in public in all 50 states.


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