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Organizations & Groups

  • Lactation Support
    Lactation consultants who can help you with breastfeeding.
  • WIC Peer Counseling Services
    Peer Counselors who can help you with breastfeeding.
  • Texas WIC provides Texas families real support to get and stay healthy. WIC benefits are for pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and children up to their fifth birthday. Services include the WIC food benefits card, breastfeeding education and support, nutrition assessments, counseling, group classes, online classes, peer support, recipes, and referrals.
  • Texas Ten Step Hospitals
    Find a Texas Ten Step facility that supports breastfeeding in your area.
  • Texas Mother-Friendly Worksites are the best places for moms to work! A business can become designated as a Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite if it has a written lactation support policy that provides flexible work schedules; access to a private location(s), other than a bathroom, where mothers can pump milk; access to a nearby sink with clean water; and access to hygienic storage.
  • Mother's Milk Bank at Austin
    A nonprofit that accepts, pasteurizes and dispenses donor human milk by physician prescription, primarily to premature and ill infants.
  • La Leche League International
    A nonprofit that provides information and support to nursing mothers.
  • Kellymom
    Breastfeeding information and more from a mom who is also a lactation consultant.
  • Great Dad
    An online parenting resource from Dad’s point of view. Read tips on how dads can help with breastfeeding and more helpful advice.
  • Baby Gooroo®
    An online resource where parents and health professionals can access timely information about the health of babies and young children. A selection of helpful videos about breastfeeding and more can be found on their YouTube page.
  • The Bump
    Expert advice, real stories, and great general advice about many breastfeeding issues.
  • Breastfeeding Made Simple
    Created by a lactation consultant, this site offers specific guidelines for making breastfeeding easier.
  • Mothers Overcoming Breastfeeding Issues
    Solutions for women who are having difficulty breastfeeding.
  • Baby Center
    Type in your due date or your baby’s birth date to see how your baby is growing.

Mental & Emotional Health Resources

For immediate help in a crisis, call 9-1-1.

Books

  • Beyond the Blues, by Shoshana S. Bennett and Pec Indman (Moodswing Press, 2006). Available in Spanish.
  • Beyond the Birth, by Dawn Gruen, Rex Gentry, Abby Meyers, and Sandra Jolley (Depression After Delivery, 2003).

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