Breastfeeding Support & Lactation Consultants | Fargo & Moorhead

Breastfeeding in Fargo.
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Looking for resources regarding breastfeeding in Fargo? There are a number of local specialists, classes, and support groups ready to help you on your feeding journey!

*Hours and availability are subject to change due. Please contact each provider to get information on their current services. 

Visit our Pregnancy & Postpartum Resource Guide to find more local support on breastfeeding in Fargo!

Breastfeeding Support Groups

Essentia Health Tender Transitions

A supportive group for those wanting breastfeeding support after taking baby home. Visit with other moms or find a seat and enjoy the one-on-one time feeding your baby. A lactation consultant is available for specific questions and to review your baby’s weight gain/milk transfer. Held Tuesdays from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the South University Clinic (Lactation/Pediatrics) at 1702 South University Drive in Fargo.

Jackie Klefsaas: Postpartum Support Doula

Hosts events on occasion to support mothers in all aspects of feeding their babies. Please see her Facebook page for updates.

La Leche League FM

LLLFM meets one Thursday a month at Northern Prairie Lactation Services. Please see their Facebook page for current updates. 

On Spot Lactation Station

Receive lactation support on Mondays from 9:00 a.m. to Noon at On Spot Therapy & Orofacial Myology (in partnership with Northern Prairie Lactation Services).

Sanford Baby Cafe

This group offers support for all aspects of breastfeeding for pregnant and new mothers. Offered on Mondays 9:00 a.m. – Noon and Wednesdays 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at Fargo Cass Public Health (1240 25th St S). No registration necessary to attend.

Lactation Specialists

Beyond Boundaries Lactation Support

Embrace Therapy Services

Essentia Health

Jackie Klefsaas: Postpartum Support Doula

Laci Jones Lactation

Northern Prairie Lactation Services

Rachel Baumgart, RM, IBCLC (Stellar Healthcare)

Red Door Pediatric Therapy

Sanford Health

Unwind

 

Breastfeeding Classes

Essentia Health

This class will help pregnant mothers become prepare for a successful and rewarding breastfeeding experience. Topics will include benefits of breastfeeding, initiating breastfeeding after the birth of your baby, and understanding feeding cues.

Sanford Health

Offers classes typically three times per month. Provides practical research-based information on breastfeeding for pregnant women. Topics include benefits of breastfeeding, positioning, pumping tools and support, breastmilk storage, and transitioning to a bottle.

 

Tongue/Lip Tie Support Services

Apex Physical Therapy

Catalyst Medical Center

Embrace Therapy Services

On Spot Therapy & Orofacial Myology

Serenity Valley Family Dentistry

 

Breastfeeding & Pumping Gear/Products

Corner Home Medical

Milk Market

Sanford Health Equip

Visit our Pregnancy & Postpartum Resource Guide to find more local support on breastfeeding in Fargo!

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Kathy Schommer is the Owner and Founder of Fargo Mom. She is a (nearly) lifelong North Dakotan, married to her college sweetheart, and has 3 rambunctious girls. Kathy is passionate about connecting moms, advocating for maternal mental health, and giving back to this wonderful community any way she can. She loves all things crafting, attempting to read books not related to parenting, and drinking hot coffee every chance she gets. When Kathy’s not attempting to work with her kids yelling in the background, you might find her at one of the local breweries or coffee bars in the area or attempting to find unique treasures at a local thrift store.

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