TN Breastfeeding Hotline (24/7)
Tennessee families now have a new statewide resource to support their efforts to breastfeed babies: The Tennessee Breastfeeding Hotline, which is now available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The toll- free number is 1-855-4BF-MOMS (1-855-423-6667). The hotline is staffed by International Board Certified Lactation Consultants and Certified Lactation Counselors who can provide up-to-date information and support and to address common questions and concerns about breastfeeding.
Tennessee Breastfeeding Hotline staff members are available to assist nursing mothers and partners, their families, expectant mothers and health care providers seeking breastfeeding support and information. The hotline provides accurate and up-to-date information at any time of day or night to address common questions and concerns about breastfeeding, including but not limited to: • Is baby getting enough milk? • Baby refuses to nurse • Coping with breast or nipple pain • Using breast pumps • Working while breastfeeding • Taking medication while breastfeeding • Breastfeeding in public • Tennessee breastfeeding laws • Referral for breastfeeding support groups The Tennessee Breastfeeding Hotline is available for breastfeeding mothers and their circle of support such as a family member, partner or health care provider at any time of day, and will help sustain the length of time for breastfeeding. The hotline offers referral services to the Tennessee Women, Infants and Children Program, breast pump rentals and local community support groups.
How to get started
Use one of these methods to contact this service:
- Find the location closest to you below, and use their contact information.
Under 12 Months
Full Family Support
Statewide, TN 37243