Providers, click below for our directory listing application.
Southern Nevada Breastfeeding Coalition cannot be held liable for the practices of providers listed on our resource page. It is for informational resource purposes only. If you have concerns about a provider on this listing please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Providers listed in this directory, unless otherwise indicated, charge a fee for their services. Some have a sliding scale and some accept insurances. The credentials listed after their names are listed as the individual requested and described below. None have been verified by SNBC.
All licensed health practitioners have additional continuing education requirements to remain current in their respective fields.
National Breastfeeding Helpline: (800) 994-9662
Lactation Specialists in Southern NV
International Lactation Consultant Association
Christine Ferguson, RN, ICCE, IBCLC
Jollina Simpson, IBCLC
Private in-home consultations
When calling a provider from this list, please indicate that you got their name from this breastfeeding resource directory.
Keys to Credentials
International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) – most extensive formal lactation education and requires clinical hands on training lactation; has passed an international certification exam and has in continuing education requirements in lactation. Recertifies every 5 years. Educated to handle more complex breastfeeding scenarios.
Advanced Lactation Consultant (ALC) – Completed a 45-hour training and have passed a criterion-referenced examination, and demonstrated the competencies and skills required to provide counseling, requires recertification every 3 years.
Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) – has successfully completed a one-week course (45 hour) of training and competency verification in breastfeeding and lactation support. Re-certifies every 3 years.
Certified Lactation Educator (CLE) – has successfully completed a one-week course (45 hour) in basic lactation and its management and required post seminar homework.
Certified Lactation Educator Counselor (CLEC) – has successfully completed a 45-hour credit course in basic lactation and its management and required post seminar homework which may include a clinical component.
Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Bachelor of the Arts (BA)
International Certified Childbirth Educator (ICCE)
Thank you for Breastfeeding in PUBLIC!
NRS 201.232 Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a mother may breast feed her child in any public or private location where the mother is otherwise authorized to be, irrespective of whether the nipple of the mother’s breast is uncovered during or incidental to the breastfeeding. AB 113 Requires certain employers to make certain accommodations for a nursing mother.
Lactation Specialists in Southern NV
La Leche League leaders provide mother-to-mother support,
encouragement, and education to pregnant and
Breastfeeding Counselors are experienced breastfeeding
mothers accredited following completion of a
comprehensive breastfeeding education program.
A Happy Nest
Postpartum support, Placenta encapsulation, Meal Prep.
(702) 907-NEST (6338) www.ahappynest.net
Postpartum Support Services
Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs) Encompass a range of mental health disorders. You are not alone. With help, you will be well. Speak Up When Down.
For immediate assistance contact: (702) 970-8580
Gabrielle Kaufman, MA, LPCC, BC-DMT Director
DHHS – The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services promotes the health and well-being of its residents through the delivery or facilitation of a multitude of essential services to ensure families are strengthened, public health is protected, and individuals achieve their highest level of self-sufficiency.
Nevada Early Intervention Services
Provides services to children birth until three with
developmental delay or disabilities, and their families.
This evaluation is free of charge.
Call for information and referrals to health and human
service programs in Nevada
Nevada (PEP) Parents Empowering Parents
702.388.8899 Toll-Free 1.800.216.5188
Nevada PEP is a nonprofit organization that provides
information, services and training to Nevada families of
children with disabilities.
Starting healthy habits, growing brighter futures!
WIC provides nutritious foods, nutrition education,
breastfeeding support, and referrals to health and other
social services to participants at no charge. WIC serves
income eligible pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding
women, and infants and children up to age 5 wo are at
nutrition risk. Visit website for closest WIC clinic and store.
Infant Risk Center
Up-to-date evidence-based information on the use of
medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding
Monday – Friday: 8am – 5pm
Pacify (free to Nevada WIC participants)- all-inclusive
membership that provides on-demand access to a
nationwide network of nurses, nutritionists, and lactation
consultants who are available for consultation 24/7.
CentraCare Baby (free) – resource to build confidence
related to pregnancy, breastfeeding & adjustmentto parenting
Coffective (free) – a toolto help pregnant womenset and
reach their goals
LactMed ($6.99) – database of drugs and dietary
supplements that may affect breastfeeding
Breastfeeding Solutions ($6.99) – a guide to overcoming
most common breastfeeding problems
Facebook Groups & Blogs
Best for Babes Foundation
Breastfeeding Aversion Agitation Awareness
Breastfeeding Welcomed Here
Breastfeeding Moms Unite!
Dispelling Breastfeeding Myths
Facebook Groups & Blogs continued
Dysphoric Milk Ejection Reflex
For Babies’ Sake
Historic Photos and Prints of Breastfeeding
IGT And Low Milk Supply Support Group
Las Vegas Valley Homebirth
Lactation Connection of LV
Tongue Tie Babies Support Group
The Leaky B@@b
World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA)
Breastfeeding Medicine of Northeast Ohio
The Basics of Latching & Hand Expression
Healthy Families BC
Alternative Feeding Methods for Newborns
Global Health Media
For Mothers & Health Care Workers
Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine
The Adoptive Breastfeeding Resource
American Academy of Pediatrics
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
Breastfeeding After Breast and Nipple Surgery
Breastfeeding and Attachment Parenting twins
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Dr. Jack Newman IBCLC
Dr. Jay Gordon, MD FAPP
Internet Resources continued
Infant Risk Center ~ Dr. Hale, Texas Tech
International Baby Food Action Network
Lactation Education Resources
Low Milk Supply
Nancy Mohrbacher: Breastfeeding Reporter
Office of Women’s Health
phD in Parenting
Work and Pump
World Health Organization (WHO)
Southern Nevada Breastfeeding Coalition cannot be held liable for the practices of providers listed on our resource page
It is for informational resource purposes only. If you have concerns about a provider on this listing, please contact us at email@example.com. Providers listed in this directory, unless otherwise indicated, charge a fee for their services. Some have a sliding scale, and some accept insurances. The credentials listed after their names are listed as the individual requested and described. None have been verified by SNBC.
All licensed health practitioners have additional continuing education requirements to remain current in respective field.
Updated March 2018
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