We're Here for You
Guiding Star Wakota provides any women, any mother, any family with compassionate, life-affirming care and support.
Learn more about our Family Support and Women's Health services:
Guiding Star Wakota now offers a program called The Milky Way, which supports nursing mothers by providing one-on-one consultation with a Certified Lactation Counselor. This is a FREE service, and all breastfeeding women are welcome! No appointment necessary, and no insurance is required.
Drop in for one-on-one consultation on Monday or Wednesday afternoon from 1:00-5:00 p.m. or join our group-support time on Fridays from 2:00-4:00.
The 2023 “Grow with Us!” Gala will be held at the St. Paul RiverCentre on Saturday, March 4. Mark your calendars and stay tuned for more details coming soon!
Guiding Star Wakota now offers fertility-awareness classes that help couples understand a woman’s reproductive cycles. We have certified instructors who teach four different Fertility-Awareness-Based Methods of family planning, including: Creighton, Marquette, FEMM, and SymptoPro. This service is open to all women in our community. We also offer introductory fertility awareness classes for teens.
During the last two years alone, Wakota has:
- Averaged 4,400 client visits
- Served 1,200 unduplicated new clients annually
- Provided 360 ultrasounds
- Taught 850 education classes
- Given away 975 pieces of large baby equipment (such as high chairs and strollers)
- Distributed 192,000 diapers and baby wipes
- Handed out 3,700 pieces of baby clothing
Our Clients Say…
➢ “This is a great place for women.”
➢ “Thank you all for being such amazing people and for helping those who need it, whether it is supplies or a laugh or a hug. You all made a huge impact on our lives!”
➢ “Very fun visit. It helped connect me to my baby.”
➢ “Thank you for offering all these services. I would not have been able to do this
➢ “Feels like home, always welcoming! Kind and treated me great! Wakota has wonderful staff.”