Breastfeeding/Bottle Feeding/Feeding 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.

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  

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.  

Site Address: 

200 E. Eagle Street

Buffalo, New York 14204

Email: 1stmsfz@gmail.com 

Phone: (716) 427-0566

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

(716) 239-2188

mommystrongbirths@yahoo.com

Help With Feeding:  Nourishing Mothers and Babies

Free Bottle Feeding Support Group (online): Tuesdays from 11-12

Brunch with Babies:  Transition to Solids (online):  Thursdays 11-12

Back to Work Support Group (in person, Rochester area): Thursdays 1-2:15