Breastfeeding Hotline

1-877-271-MILK (6455)

The hotline is available to nursing mothers as well as their families, partners, prospective parents, and health professionals seeking breastfeeding support and information. Read more about the Oklahoma Breastfeeding Resource Center

  • Available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day

  • Staffed by International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs)

  • Provided by OU Medicine Lactation Team

Supported by Oklahoma State Health Department Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program and Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Service, and OU Medicine. 

Callers may leave a message for a return call that day. Callers with urgent questions may page the IBCLC on call.

Accurate, up-to-date information for common breastfeeding issues:

  • Not making enough milk

  • Baby refusing to nurse

  • Breast or nipple pain

  • Medications and breastfeeding

  • Working and breastfeeding

  • Breast pumps

  • Breastfeeding in public

  • Weaning

Referrals to:

  • Outpatient lactation services available in Oklahoma

  • La Leche League breastfeeding support groups

  • Breast pump rental locations

* Please note that the Helpline cannot provide a medical diagnosis. All medical questions should be directed to a health care provider.