The Milky Way Lactation Support

If you’re struggling with breastfeeding your baby, don’t give up! 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 required.

Drop in for one-on-one consultation on Monday or Wednesday afternoon from 1:00-5:00 p.m. Or join our Milky Way Lactation Support Group with other moms on Fridays from 2:00-4:00.

Lactation Support Includes:

  • Assessment and suggestions for getting a good latch;
  • Troubleshooting for common breastfeeding challenges;
  • Information for adjusting milk supply when needed;
  • Help with how to use and clean a breast pump;
  • Breastmilk storage and usage;
  • Best bottle-feeding practices;
  • General nutrition guidance for breastfeeding women;
  • Easing the transition back to work, including pumping schedule, etc.;
  • Resources/referrals when appropriate.
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