Breastfeeding Support Groups

Due to the pandemic some formats have changed.  Please contact individual groups for more information.

Buffalo's Breastfeeding Sisters Peer Support

Contact 716-768-4758 or breastfeedingsisters@gmail.com

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.

Katie Ward, IBCLC, LLC- offering virtual lactation support and peer to peer virtual breastfeeing support groups.  Email katie@oleanlactation.com  or visit 

www.oleanlactation.com/support-group

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  www.breastfeedingsupportcenterwny.com

Durham Maternal Stress Free Zone:  Virtual breastfeeding support for African American women in Buffalo's Ferry Corridor.  To qualify women must be currently pregnant and planning to breastfeed, currently postpartum and breastfeeding, must identify as African American, and must live within the Ferry Corridor zip codes of 14208, 14209, 14211, 14213, 14215.  More information here:  facebook.com/1stmsfz/

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

https://www.facebook.com/jsierant1234/