Local Resources

Blair County WIC

206 West Plank Road
Altoona, PA – 16601
814-943-0481

Website

Nurse Family Partnership

UPMC Altoona Lactation Support

Mid-Atlantic Mother’s Milk Bank

Evidence-based Mommy

Evidence-based information on parenting and breastfeeding.

Website

La Leche League Altoona

Meets 2nd Monday of the month at 10:00 at Station Medical Center (confirm on Facebook before attending)

Also meets virtually

Facebook page

Other Resources

Pennsylvania Breastfeeding Coalition

The PA Breastfeeding Coalition strives to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. PABC has gathered breastfeeding advocates from across the Commonwealth, who meet quarterly and communicate regularly through our listserv. Comprised of health professionals from hospitals, clinics, state-level public health departments, and universities, concerned parents and citizens, and volunteers from community organizations, each member contributes time, energy, and expertise to activities that support breastfeeding in Pennsylvania.

First Food

First Food is a program of the Pennsylvania Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics and funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. They identify community partners and engage in collaborative efforts throughout Pennsylvania to increase the availability and access to policies and programs that support breastfeeding.

ZipMilk

Zipmilk is a database of breastfeeding resources sorted by ZipCode.

United States Breastfeeding Committee

The U.S. Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) is a national coalition of 100+ organizational members representing nonprofits (national, state, local, and community), breastfeeding coalitions, and federal agencies working to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding and human milk feeding. As a backbone institution, the USBC uses an equity-centered collective impact approach to manage multi-sectoral collaborations. USBC is a great resource to learn about advocacy, policy and actions you can take to support breastfeeding in your community.