State and Local Resources
International Lactation Consultant Association
La Leche League of Washington
La Leche League International offers many resources for families including breastfeeding help, breastfeeding publications, links to local leaders and support groups.
Specific Washington State Area La Leche League Help Lines:
Seattle (206) 522-1336
Spokane (509) 534-3674
Snohomish County (425) 303-0311
Vancouver (360) 514-6773
Breastfeeding Coalition of Washington
The Breastfeeding Coalition of Washington is part of WithinReach, an organization that provides health care information to the public on issues such as nutrition, immunization and insurance options for low-income families. The website provides mothers and physicians with information on common breastfeeding concerns, breastfeeding conference details, legislative efforts to support breastfeeding mothers and links to local breastfeeding coalitions throughout Washington state.
(206) 281-8032 Coalition Coordinator
(800) 322-2588 Family Health Hotline