Hennepin County Breastfeeding Coalition

The Hennepin County Breastfeeding Coalition, which includes breastfeeding advocates from throughout the county, meets on a quarterly basis to plan, provide updates and present educational programs about and in support of breastfeeding. CEUs are offered for nurses and allied health professionals.

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Local agencies and programs

  • Breastfeeding Services, Hennepin County Medical Center: 612-873-MILK (6455)
  • Breastfeeding Warmline, Methodist Hospital Breastfeeding Center: 952-993-5124
    University: 612-672-7657
  • Hennepin County WIC (Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children): 612-348-6100
  • Infant Feeding Center, Abbott Northwestern Hospital: 612-863-4638
  • North Memorial Hospital Breastfeeding Program: 763-520-5830
  • State breastfeeding information line: 1-877-214-BABY


Please note: Resources listed are for information only and do not imply endorsement by the Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department.



  • “The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding” by Gwen Gotsch, 1997
  • “The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers” by Jack Newman and Teresa Pitman, 2000
  • Somali Breastfeeding Video: "Naas-Nuujinta"
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