Breastfeeding Support Programs

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    Programs that provide information and instruction concerning appropriate techniques for nursing an infant for expectant parents or new mothers.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Breastfeeding Education and Support - Pueblo Department of Public Health and EnvironmentProvides education about the benefits of breastfeeding and coaching for successful breastfeeding through peer counselors both during and after pregnancy. Also provides a text service. Pueblo CountyPueblo Department of Public Health and EnvironmentPueblo Department of Public Health and Environment
    Breastfeeding Information and Groups (Denver) - La Leche LeagueProvides breastfeeding information and support through monthly meetings and telephone help. Multiple locations and meeting times across the Denver Metro area.Denver CountyDenver - La Leche LeagueLa Leche League
    Breastfeeding Support Group (Fort Collins) - La Leche LeagueProvides breastfeeding information and support through monthly meetings and telephone help. Locations and meeting times vary in Northern Colorado.Larimer CountyFort Collins - La Leche LeagueLa Leche League
    Family Education Program (S Lemay Ave) - UCHealthProvides child birth preparation and breastfeeding classes to pregnant women and their support partners. Also offers Bright by Three Infant/Toddler Developmental Packets.Larimer CountyS Lemay Ave - UCHealthUCHealth
    Public Health Department - Alamosa CountyPublic Health provides a variety of services for the community including communicable disease control, health education, immunizations, disaster preparedness, health care for children with special needs, family planing and family health services, public health planning, and more. TB Program- -Type of TB test you provide (TST/IGRA) -- TST -Individuals with risk factors for TB infection may qualify for testing at no cost, individuals without risk factors for TB infection can receive a TB skin test for a fee, etc.) -scheduled TST block on Tuesday mornings to place, with a "read" block on Thursday afternoons. We take walk-ins during those blocks, and try to accommodate walk-ins that come in outside those blocks as much as we can. We also sometimes send the placement form with the patient to take to another clinic for the read, as appropriate. We charge a fee of $15 per test, unless it is an Individuals with risk factors for TB infection (contact, symptomatic, etc)-these folks we place for free. The majority of our tests are pre-employment or on-going employment screenings; with the new healthcare worker guidelines, we are asking for a regional meeting to discuss a unified approach that aligns with those guidelines. We do not do IGRA's at our department. Alamosa CountyPublic Health Department - Alamosa CountyAlamosa County
    Public Health Department (Hugo) - Lincoln CountyPublic Health provides a variety of services for the community including communicable disease control, health education, immunizations, disaster preparedness, health care for children with special needs, family planning and family health services, public health planning, and more. This office also assits with birth/death records. Lincoln CountyPublic Health Department (Hugo) - Lincoln CountyLincoln County
    Public Health Services - Grand County Public HealthProvides services related to public health including: - Communicable disease - Reporting, education, investigation, referral, and control of communicable diseases - Tuberculosis screenings - Drug discount cards - Child care center health consultations and RN visits - Information and training for in-home child care providers - Health education - Free blood pressure checks - Free age appropriate books to parents for ages 6 months to 5 years - Referrals for prenatal care and pregnancy information - Newborn home visitation by RN - Breastfeeding education and support - Childbirth education information - Injury prevention education - Vouchers for medical, mental and dental care referrals based on income - Referrals to resources for well child care and development concerns. - Adult/Child immunizations, Tetanus and Diphtheria and Pertussis, Hepatitis A & Hepatitis B vaccination - WIC - Environmental Health-Restaurant inspectionsGrand CountyGrand County Public Health - Grand County Public HealthGrand County Public Health

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