Resources

Breastfeeding Community Resources


breastfeeding

Hospitals

Ask for Lactation Educator

St. Luke's Elmore Medical Center
208-587-8401

St. Luke’s Boise Regional Medical Center
208-381-2592

St. Luke’s Meridian Regional Medical Center
208-706-3119

St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center-Boise
208-367-7380

St. Luke's McCall Medical Center
208-630-2270


Central District Health - WIC Program

Boise, Garden City, Meridian, Kuna, Marian Pritchett, Terry Reilly
208-327-7488

Garden Valley
208-327-7488

Horseshoe Bend

208-327-7488

Idaho City
208-327-7488

McCall
208-634-7194

Mountain Home/Glenns Ferry
208-587-4409


Mountain Home AFB

Lactation Office
208-828-7520


LaLeche League

Website

International Lactation Consultant Association
1-800-LALECHE

Private Lactation Consultants by zip code
Website


Breastfeeding Helpline

Operated by the Office on Women's Health
800-994-9662 | Monday - Friday 7 am – 4 pm MST
Website


Support Groups

WIC Program
Central District Health
For all WIC Breastfeeding Moms and Babies
Every MONDAY (except holidays) | 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
CDH Huckleberry Room
707 N. Armstrong Place, Boise
208-327-7488

St. Luke’s Boise 
Join the “Breastfeeding Bunch”
Every WEDNESDAY | 10 am to Noon
St. Luke's Children's Administration
211 Main Street, Boise (directly behind 209 Main) - Parking available in back of the building
208-381-2592

St. Luke’s Meridian
Join the “Breastfeeding Bunch”
Every THURSDAY | 2 pm – 4 pm
St. Luke's Meridian
520 S Eagle Road
Shoshone Room (lower floor)
208-706-5770

St. Luke’s Nampa
Join the “Breastfeeding Bunch”
Every Monday in Caldwell
Arrive between 6-6:30 p.m. and stay until 7:30 p.m.
St. Luke’s Caldwell Pediatrics,
1620 Kimball Avenue
Parking available next to the clinic.

St. Alphonsus 
Health System - Boise
Breastfeeding Support Group
TUESDAYS | 11 am to Noon
Family Center
900 N. Liberty St., Suite 204 Boise
208-367-4063


Breastfeeding or Lactation Appointments

WIC Program
Central District Health

  • Lactation Appointments for WIC Breastfeeding Moms
  • 208-327-7488

St. Alphonsus
Regional Medical Center
Outpatient Breastfeeding Clinic

If you need additional help once you are home, you can make an appointment at the Nutrition and Breastfeeding Center to be seen by an International board-certified lactation consultant. Physicians and other healthcare providers may refer you to the Outpatient Breastfeeding Clinic, or you may call 208-367-4063 to schedule an appointment.


Breastfeeding Classes

WIC Program at Central District Health | 208-327-7488
For all WIC Clients - Pregnant or Breastfeeding

  • Breastfeeding Basics Class

St. Luke’s Boise Regional Medical Center | 208-381-2592
Breastfeeding Classes:

  • Breastfeeding: Plan for Success
  • Breastfeeding Multiples

St. Alphonsus Health System

For more information, call Boise - (208) 367-4063; Nampa – (208) 288-4852


upcoming events



Aug. 218:30 am
BOARD OF HEALTH MEETING

Meeting to be held via video conference. Public may view through the CDH YouTube page.
View upcoming agendas HERE
Note: The Board of Health will meet every Tuesday at 4 p.m. via teleconference unless otherwise indicated to discuss COVID-19 developments. Regularly scheduled Board of Health meetings are also planned and are anticipated to include COVID-19 discussion as well as other agenda items.

Serving You During COVID-19

Some CDH events, meetings, and gatherings may still be postponed at this time. Please call us at 208-375-5211 with questions about a specific meeting or gathering. CDH is open and offering services, including food and septic permit applications and processing, primary care clinic appointments (non-respiratory-related).

Call to make a clinic appointment: 208-327-7400

Learn more about how we're serving you during COVID-19 HERE.