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Community Breastfeeding Resources

Free Community Breastfeeding Resources and Pump Depots

Free Breastfeeding Support:
WIC - (Women, Infant and Children) Provides supplemental food for pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants and children under the age of five.  Free lactation support available for WIC participants.  Free breast pumps may be available for qualifying breastfeeding mothers.  Breastfeeding warm line available for ANYONE who has a breastfeeding question.  (734) 240-7901

Promedica Monroe Regional Hospital - Inpatient & Outpatient Lactation Services.  Provides breastfeeding support and monthly prenatal breastfeeding classes.  (734) 240-8578
Family Medical Center - The Family Medical Center supports breastfeeding.  The medical staff can help you with breastfeeding questions  

Monroe County Health Department - Helping Baby Grow Program.  Provides a one-time home visit for any newborn baby living in Monroe County.  In addition to breastfeeding support, the staff will review safe sleep, growth and development.  No income requirements needed.  (734) 240-7800
Breastfeeding supplies, pump rental and accessories:
Monroe Home Care Shoppe
(accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield; does not accept medicaid)
(734) 241-7875
474 N. Telegraph Rd., Monroe 
Professional Village Pharmacy
(accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield; accepts some medicaid providers)
(734) 243-5656
15521 S. Dixie Hwy., Monroe 
Promedica Toledo Hospital: Mom & Me Boutique
(rental pumps available for a fee; does not accept any form of insurance)  
Hours: 10am-5pm Tuesday & Thursday; 10am-6pm Monday & Wednesday; 10am-3pm Fridays. Closed weekends. 
Toledo Hospital - Entrance #F
2141 N. Cove, Toledo, OH 43606

Follow this link to find additional suppliers to provide your insurance covered breast pump: https://www.medelabreastfeedingus.com/insurance-pump-lookup.


Bronson Mothers' Milk Bank:

In Kalamazoo, Michigan at Bronson Hospital, there is a FDA and CDC approved Human Milk Bank that accepts healthy milk that goes through rigorous sterilization and screening tests (regulated just as blood banks are). If your baby has a medical diagnosis that recommends breast milk, insurance may pay the cost when a physician order is presented. Sometimes a mother may have a serious disease or chronic illness herself, and cannot breastfeed; then she may get her physician to order human milk for her baby with insurance approval.  Contact your local lactation consultant for more information.