Breastfeeding Support & Information

Baby’s Sweet Beginnings - Breastfeeding and Maternity Boutique- Offering lactation consultation by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant in store and in home, breast pumps and breastfeeding accessories, breast feeding classes, and a 24/7 breastfeeding support line.  231 Aurora St. Lancaster, NY 14086  716-681-8100 

Breastfeeding on the Niagara Frontier 

Gina Penque, IBCLC.  Lactation support based in Niagara County.  Contact Gina at 716-298-2478 or via Facebook:

Buffalo’s Breastfeeding Sisters Peer Support Program 

Contact 716-768-4758 or

We are a Breastfeeding support program for African American women that reside in one of the following areas in Buffalo: 14208, 14209, 14211, 14213, 14215 

Here women can feel comfortable discussing their concerns and questions. Also have myths debunked and receive evidenced based information. Our goal is to educate families to have a better understanding of breastfeeding, the importance, and its benefits. 

The program includes all of the following services and gifts to all enrollees.

● A Hakah 

● Breastmilk Storage bags 

● Milk Savers 

● A journal with a pen 

● Fuzzy socks 

● Carseat Canopy/Nursing Cover 

● Storage Bin 

Additionally, each enrollee will have ongoing support throughout the first 12 months of breastfeeding, in the form of a breastfeeding peer counselor, who will be available to them whenever they would like support.

The Care Connection Lactation and Wellness Center – Offering lactation consultation International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, breast pumps and breastfeeding accessories, breast feeding classes.  3991 Harlem Road, Amherst, NY 14226  716-725-6370

Baby Cafe - drop in support groups at Sisters Hospital on Tuesdays from 11-1pm  for more info 862-1939

Baby Cafe - drop in support groups at OBGYN Associates of Western New York in West Seneca on Thursdays from 6-8 pm. for more info call 675-5222

LaLeche League of Hamburg  meets for peer breastfeeding support.  Dates TBD on their Facebook Page  

LaLeche League of Amherst meets for peer breastfeeding support.  Dates TBD on their Facebook Page

Breastfeeding Support Center of WNY, Mary Miller, CLC, CBC, CPD  Leader of the Greater Buffalo Area Chapter of Breastfeeding USA.  Offering Lactation Counseling and Breastfeeding Classes, Free Breastfeeding Support online and in person.  Specializing in breastfeeding support for the tongue-tied baby.  Peer support groups available. Located at the Genesis Building at 313 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222.  Payment accepted:  Credit/Debit, Cash, Checks,Paypal

Durham Central City Baby Cafe - 200 East Eagle Street, Buffalo, NY 14204.  716-427-0566,  Baby cafe open Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30-7:30 for pregnant and breastfeeding women.  Services include lactation support, birth planning, and doula services.  Also providing support services for teens and dads. or

Baby's Joyful Journey:

Offering in home support from pregnancy through postpartum and beyond. Exceptional family centered care, designed to ease your transition into caring for your newborn with confidence. Providing calming guidance and education you can trust.  Located in Orchard Park.  Contact Mary Marzinek at 716-9976927

MommyStrong Breastfeeding Support Group

Wednesdays at 11:00am

Lock Keeper Coffee House

272 East Ave, Lockport, NY

Support and conversation.  Come as you are, stay as long as you like.  Hosted by Jennifer Sierant, Certified Lactation Counselor

The Fed Is Best Foundation:  Providing families and health professionals with the most up-to-date scientific research, education, and resources to practice safe infant feeding with breast milk, formula, or a combination of both.

Sometimes moms can not or choose not to breastfeed, and this can be emotionally difficult.  It’s important to talk about this with your provider or a therapist.  Here is a good article that puts things in perspective when postpartum depression and anxiety come into play.