Find Medicaid Lactation Consultant in Massachusetts: 5 Resources

Pregnancy and Postpartum Care for Everyone

To find a Medicaid-covered lactation consultant in Massachusetts, you can use several resources:

1. Medicaid Lactation Consultants

Contacting your Medicaid provider is an important first step to finding lactation consultants who are covered under your plan. Medicaid covers lactation support, and you can ask about specific providers like lactation consultant Medicaid specialists or 24 hour lactation consultant services that are available.

2. Online Directories and Networks

Utilize online directories from reputable organizations such as the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) or BornBir. These platforms allow you to search for "lactation consultant near me" or "IBCLC near me" to find board certified lactation consultants in your area.

Find a Lactation Consultant Near Me in Massachusetts

3. La Leche League of Massachusetts

Offers support and information through phone consultations and local support groups led by experienced breastfeeding counselors. You can reach them at (800) 525-3243 or visit their local site for Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Vermont

4. Massachusetts WIC Program

The WIC program offers breastfeeding support services including 'Mother to Mother' Peer Counselor support, individual breastfeeding care, and lactation consultants. They can help with obtaining a breast pump through health insurance or WIC's lending program. You can contact a Massachusetts WIC breastfeeding coordinator or call (800) 942-1007 for more information.

5. Local Hospitals and Birthing Centers

Many hospitals and birthing centers in Massachusetts have lactation consultants on staff who provide services to new mothers during their stay and after discharge. It's worth calling the maternity ward or outpatient services department of local hospitals to inquire about available lactation support.

Find Medicaid Lactation Consultant in Massachusetts: 5 Resources