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Phone:
General Information
651-266-2400
651-266-2594 (TTY)

Email:
Public Health
AskPH@co.ramsey.mn.us
Environmental Health
AskEH@co.ramsey.mn.us
Vital Records
AskVR@co.ramsey.mn.us

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Breastfeeding Counselor Referral
Hospital and clinic staff, please submit the following to make a referral to the WIC Lactation Consultant/Breastfeeding counselor.  Breastfeeding Counselor Referral Form (pdf)

Phone Resources for Breastfeeding Moms   

Ramsey County WIC Clients
Call Eyrn (WIC Lactation Consultant) | 651.249.1683

Local Numbers
United / Children's Hospital Lactation Resource Center | 651.241.6250
St. Joe's / St. John's Hospital | 651.232.3147
Regions Hospital | 651.254.2380
La Leche League | 612.922.4996

Regional Numbers
Referral to local County breastfeeding support numbers.
Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota | 1.877.214.BABY (2229)

National Numbers
African American Breastfeeding Alliance | 1.877.532.8535 
National Women's Health Information Center | 1.800.944.9662

Web Resources for Breastfeeding Moms   

Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition
The mission is to promote, support and protect breastfeeding through education, outreach and collaboration within our community state health department's website provides information for WIC clients on breastfeeding, WIC foods, Nutrition and the WIC program | More information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
A resource for state breastfeeding data | More information

All About Breastfeeding
News updates, advice from experts, tips for breastfeeding before and after birth, helpful resources | More information

American Academy of Pediatrics
A statement on breastfeeding that summarizes the benefits of breastfeeding to the infant, the mother, and the nation, and sets forth principles to guide the pediatrician and other health care providers in the initiation and maintenance of breastfeeding | More information 

The National Women's Health Information Center - Breastfeeding Campaign
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women's Health (OWH) was funded to carry out National Breastfeeding Awareness Campaign to promote breastfeeding among first-time parents (mothers and fathers) who would not normally breastfeed their baby | More information

La Leche League
International mission is: To help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element healthy development of the baby and mother | More information

Breast Pump Information 
The breast pump providers listed below are those available through Medical Assistance.  WIC does not promote or advertise breast pump companies or products.

Medical Assistance
Information on obtaining a breast pump | More information (pdf)

Ameda Breastfeeding Products (Hollister Incorporated)
Products and information on breastfeeding, pumping, milk storage and educational materials to meet the needs of breastfeeding mothers and babies | More information

Medela
Resource for Medala products and pumps, replacement parts, breastfeeding information, online advice and specialists in your area | More information

World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action
Protects, promotes and supports breastfeeding worldwide | More information

Brochures

Infant Feeding in Emergencies (pdf) provided by Minnesota Department of Health

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