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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 (Chaffee) - La Leche League (Salida)LLL offers free monthly meetings. The meetings providing information, support, and encouragment to breastfeeding mothers Meetings for pregnant women or breastfeeding mothers and their children are held at a local venue once a month. For free phone help in-between meetings contact below Megan Juba 539-9242, meganjuba@yahoo.com Wendy McKenna 539-4394, wendytrafford@msn.com Lorraine Redmond 207-5008, rainredmond05@hotmail.com Chaffee CountyHealth Care (Chaffee) - La Leche League (Salida)La Leche League (Salida)
    Breastfeeding - Colorado Springs Breastfeeding Task Force (CSBTF)The CSBTF is a group of professionals, volunteers and community members who meet every other month in COS to raise breastfeeding awareness. CSBTF hosts guest speakers on topics of interest to promote and support breastfeeding.El Paso CountyHealth Care - Colorado Springs Breastfeeding Task Force (CSBTF)Colorado Springs Breastfeeding Task Force
    Breastfeeding Education and Support - Pueblo City-County Health DepartmentProvides 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 CountyBreastfeeding Education and SupportPueblo City-County Health Department
    Breastfeeding Education Support and Counseling - Foothills Childbirth Education AssociationDesigned to support and encourage women who are exploring or choosing to breastfeed. Topics include the benefits of breastfeeding, breastfeeding basics, myths, latch-on and positioning, problem-solving, returning to work, pumping and weaning. Ideal for late pregnancy or early postpartum.Larimer CountyFoothills Childbirth Education AssociatonFoothills Childbirth Education Association
    Breastfeeding Information and Groups (Denver Metro Area) - 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 Metro Area - La Leche LeagueLa Leche League
    Breastfeeding - La Leche League (LLL), Colorado SpringsLa Leche League provides breastfeeding information. through a 24-hour phone counseling speakers on breastfeeding materials available for rental and/or sale (not appropriate for high school classes) breastfeeding monthly support meetings Call for meeting locations / dates / timesEl Paso CountyOrganizational / Community / International - La Leche League (LLL), Colorado SpringsLa Leche League (LLL), Colorado Springs
    Breastfeeding Support Group Fort Collins - La Leche League of Northern Colorado - La Leche League InternationalFort Collins Meetings are held on the 1st Wednesday of every month from 6-7 p.m. at Womb for Growth and on the 3rd Thursday of every month from 10-11 am at LifePointe Church. Special events, fund raisers, and celebrations are also held at different points throughout the year. Click on an event on the calendar below for additional details, directions, and maps.Larimer CountyLa Leche League of Northern Colorado - La Leche League InternationalLa Leche League
    Breastfeeding Support Group - La Leche League InternationalLa Leche League is for all women seeking information about support in breastfeeding. Meetings cover various topics, such as advantages of breast feeding, the family and the breast fed baby, art of breast feeding and overcoming difficulties, and nutrition and weaning. Leaders are trained, certified and experienced women who have nursed and volunteer their time and talent. Membership is available, otherwise support groups are free.Larimer CountyLa Leche League of Northern Colorado - La Leche League InternationalLa Leche League
    Family Education Program - University of Colorado HealthProvides health-focused educational information for families or individuals in the various developmental-life stages from prenatal childbirth and breastfeeding education through adolescent development.Larimer CountyUniversity of Colorado HealthUCHealth
    La Leche LeagueMother to mother support group providing information, education and support to mothers who wish to breastfeed. Telephone help available all hours. Meetings 2nd Tuesdays of each month 10 am at Unity Light Church, 3205 12th Ave., Grand Junction, CO.Mesa CountyLa Leche LeagueLa Leche League
    La Leche League of Carbon ValleyLa Leche League of Carbon Valley offers free breastfeeding help and information via phone or monthly meetings. La Leche League Leaders are experienced mothers who have breastfed their own babies and who have been trained and accredited by La Leche League International to help mothers and mothers-to-be with breastfeeding. The monthly meetings are on the 2nd Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at the Carbon Valley Medical Center. A light brunch will be served.Weld CountyCarbon Valley Medical CenterCarbon Valley Medical Center
    Newborn or Postpartum Visits - Rio Grande CountyNewborn / Postpartum Visits: The county Public Health dept receives requests for home visits from the hospital. The county PH then contacts parents to arrange a home visit. Parents should complete the request form at the hospital. Parents can also call for a visit and if they have questions. Breastfeeding support available. Rio GrandeHealth Care (Rio Grande) - Rio Grande CountyRio Grande County
    Pregnancy (West) - Life Network (CS Pregnancy Center)Free pregnancy testing, ultrasound by referral, medical and adoption referral, standard education and information. Also, free education on pregnancy, abortion, childbirth, breast feeding, infant care, parenting classes (book fee only), and marriage classes.El Paso CountyHealth Care (El Paso / Teller) - Life Network (CS Pregnancy Center)Life Network (CS Pregnancy Center)
    Women's Health - Grand County Public HealthWomen's health services provides prenatal Medicaid and CHP+. Referrals for prenatal care and pregnancy information. Newborn home visitation by RN available. Breastfeeding education and support. Childbirth education information. Also offers pregnancy testing.Grand CountyGrand County Public Health - Grand County Public HealthGrand County Public Health

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