Database of Lactation Support Groups for Families of Color (Responses)
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State/TerritoryCityGroup NameMeeting LocationMeeting Days/TimesContact (please include email or phone)Web address or Social Media
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AlabamaBirminghamBaby CafeEast 59 Vintage and Cafe- 7619 1st Avenue NorthMonthly 1st Thursday
Danica Cook Davis, CLC danicathedoula@gmail.com and Chauntel Norris, CLC chauntelthedoula@gmail.com
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AlabamaBirminghamChocolate Milk Mommies Eastlake United Methodist Church 7753 1st Ave S Birmingham, AL 352062nd and 4th Mondays 6:30p-8pchocolatemilkmommies@gmail.comFacebook.com/chocmilkmoms
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AlabamaHuntsvilleColoring Between the Lines Breastfeeding Support GroupAcorn Treasures- 2109 Bob Wallace Ave. SWMonthly 3rd TuesdayDanica Cook Davis danicathedoula@gmail.com
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AlabamaHuntsvilleMocha Milk Mamas. Alabama A&M Health & Wellness Center1st Saturday of each month, 9:00-11:00ammochamamavillage@gmail.com Ophelia Griffin CLC, Chazmyn David CLChttps://m.facebook.com/mochamilkmamas/
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ArkansasLittle RockMocha CafeVaries - Contact for detailsMonthlyShakia Jackson shakia.jackson@arkansas.govhttps://www.facebook.com/arsistersunited/
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CaliforniaCompton African American Breastfeeding Support Group WIC Office - 130 E Compton BlvdMonthly 2nd Wednesday Janice Ahana 323-757-7244 ext 453
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CaliforniaConcordWIC Club De LactanciaConcord WIC Office 2355 Stanwell Circle Concord, CA 945202nd Thursdays 9am-11:30amAraceli (925)646-5534
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CaliforniaLong BeachLong Beach Breastfeeds WOCMalaya Midwifery 824 Redondo Ave, Long Beach, CA 908141st Thursday 5:30-7:00pmDestineefergerson@gmail.comwww.facebook.com/LongBeachBreastfeeds/
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CaliforniaLong BeachBlack Breastfeeding SisterhoodNorth Long Beach WIC, 5166 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA 908053rd Tuesday of every month starting 3/19/2019Brandi Nicholson (562) 570-6055 brandi.nicholson@longbeach.gov
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CaliforniaLos AngelesWatts Health Center WIC Breastfeeding Support GroupVarious (Watts Health Center WIC, Hoover WIC, Huntington WIC)
Various - Watts (2nd and 4th Weds 2:30-3:30), Hoover (1st and 3rd Weds 11:00-12noon), Huntington Park WIC (2nd and 3rd Thurs 11:00-12noon)
(323) 357-6579https://www.facebook.com/WHCCWICBreastfeedingSupport/
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CaliforniaLos AngelesCubs Cafe Breastfeeding Support GroupThe Community Healing and Trauma Prevention Center 11833 Wilmington AveFirst Sundays 2:30 Nekisha Killings (805) 793-0499https://www.facebook.com/groups/CubsCafe
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CaliforniaLos Angeles CinnaMoms Los Angeles WIC, Inglewood, Gardena, HawthorneFebruary/March, May, August, October, DecemberCinnaMoms@phfewic.org. Text us "Cinna" @ 91997https://www.cinnamoms.org, Instagram: @Cinnamoms_
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CaliforniaOaklandBreast Friends Mommy GroupWest Oakland Health Center 700 Adeline StreetMonthly 3rd Tuesday 11:00am510 835 9610
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CaliforniaPittsburghWIC Club De LactanciaPittsburgh Health Center Cypress Room 2311 Loveridge Road2nd Mondays 9:30 AM-11:30 AM Liza ( 951)317- 7641 https://cchealth.org/wic/breastfeeding/pdf/breastfeeding-support-groups.pdf
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CaliforniaRiverside County
Sistah Connection (African American Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Project)
Various WIC locationsVariousClarese Hill, IBCLC (951)314-0039 or Devona (951) 453-4557https://www.facebook.com/groups/100518202876/photos/
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CaliforniaStockton Mommy ConnectionDelta Health Care WIC Program, 4662 Precissi Ln Suite 200, Stockton, Ca 95207Every Thursday at 1:30pmTamesha Valverde, IBCLC 209-751-3908
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CaliforniaVallejoA More Excellent Way Health Improvement Organization (MEW)215 Lighthouse Dr Vallejo, CaliforniaContact for details(707) 648-1287https://www.facebook.com/mewpeers/
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DelawareWilmingtonGenerating Equity for our Mothers (GEM) BreastfeedingNemours Pediatric Practice and Henrietta Johnson FQHCMondays 12-1:30, Fridays 12-1 302 290 9866https://www.facebook.com/GEMbreastfeeding/
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District of ColumbiaDMV AreaMamatoto Village 311 47th Street NE1st and 3rd Wednesdaysinfo@mamatotovillage.orghttp://www.mamatotovillage.org/
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District of ColumbiaWashington, DCBreastfeeding in ColorThe Breastfeeding Center 1020 19th St. NW, Suite 150Monthly on Saturdays Isreal Jean Holland 202-744-8637www.breastfeedingincolor.com
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District of ColumbiaWashington, DCBreastfeeding, Lactation, Education, Support Services (B.L.E.S.S)Howard University Hospital WIC Family Center2041 Georgia Avenue, NW Call for details Davene M. White (202) 865-4564
http://huhealthcare.com/healthcare/hospital/departments/pediatrics/support-groups
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District of ColumbiaWashington, DCKhadija Knows BreastServing DC, MD, and Northern Virginiaby appointment/requestKhadija Jones/khadijaknowsbreast@gmail.com@KhadijaKnowsBreast
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FloridaMiamiMama's MilkBetty Ferguson CenterContact for detailsRakevia McKnight
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FloridaPanhandle AreaOur Brown Bebe'Contact for detailsContact for detailsFelisha Floyd felishafloydibclc@gmail.com
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FloridaTampaBrown Baby BrigadeContact for detailsContact for detailsKhy Jones 813-748-1066
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GeorgiaAtlantaChocolate Milk + Honey T.E.A. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library, 409 John Wesley Dobbs Ave., Atlanta, Ga 30312 Last Friday of the Month milkandhoneycoatl@gmail.conwww.facebook.com/milkandhoneycoatl
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GeorgiaMariettaCocoa Mamas Breastfeeding Groupvaries
https://www.meetup.com/Cocoa-Mamas-BF-Group/?_cookie-check=AwWonX6-01JKitgx
Yolanda Shiphrah Kadima (404) 692-3655https://www.facebook.com/Cocoamamasbfgroup/
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GeorgiaMetro AtlantaROSE Breastfeeding ClubsContact for infoContact for infoMary Nicholson Jackson & Tenesha Sellers (404) 719-4297www.breastfeedingrose.org
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GeorgiaSavannahAkwaaba Mama/Morenike Lactation Mommy Meet UpContact for infoVariesMorenike (912) 421-0526https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009267322625
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GeorgiaWaycrossThe S.M.A.L.L. ProjectDifferent locationsBy appointmentelisamariam@yahoo.comhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/936020446607715/
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IllinoisChicago Southeast Side Support Hroup East side Vodak Library Second Saturday at 11:00-12:00María Briseno, CLC CCHW -Sarah Burgos, RNhttps://southeastsidebreastfeedingsupport.wordpress.com
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IllinoisChicago Supreme doulas mocha cafe 641 w 63rd st.Every month! first friday and last Friday 7737542423Www.supremedoulas//Facebook.com
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IllinoisDoltonHealthy Start Southeast ChicagoDolton IllinoisM-F 9am-5pmTytina Sanders-Bey tbey@hcionline.org 7088419515www.facebook.com/healthstartsoutheastchicago
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IndianaGaryThe Milky Way CafeGary Neighborhood Services 300 W. 21st Avenue1st and 3rd Saturdays 219-883-0431
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IndianaIndianapolisIBBC Breastfeeding Support GroupHealthy Start 4087 Millersville Road1st and 3rd Saturdays 10am-12nooninblackbreastfeedingco@gmail.com , (317) 434-4930www.indianablackbreastfeedingcoalition.com
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LouisianaLake CharlesBack at breast with EBABESPRIVATE PRACTICE In home education and lactation servicesEvon Lavergne-evon_Lavergne@yahoo.comEvon Lavergne (page PRIVATE send IM)
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LouisianaNew OrleansCHAMPS Baby CafeEarhart Center, 4747 Earhart Blvd, 2nd Floor Suite I, New Orleans, LA, 70125 USAWednesdays 12noon-2:30pmPortia L Wilson 504-517-6455, nolababycafe@gmail.comhttps://www.facebook.com/nolababycafe/
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LouisianaNew Orleans Cafe Au Lait Breastfeeding CircleCrescent City Farmers Market 750 Carondolet St3rd Saturdays 10am-12pmNikki Hunter Greenaway or Latona Giwa cafeaulaitnola@gmail.com, (504) 515-1243https://www.facebook.com/groups/CafeAuLaitNOLA/
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LouisianaShreveportBlack Mothers Breastfeeding Circle of Shreveport-BossierDavid Raines Community Center 2920 Round Grove, ShreveportMonthly - Contact for detailsMackey Roberson mackeylane@yahoo.com (318)302-2667 https://www.facebook.com/groups/1639692939583491/
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MarylandBowiePG County Breastfeeding Support GroupSouth Bowie Library1st Saturday of the Month/ 11am-1:00pmTiara Caldwell workwithtiara@gmail.comwww.crownedandcradled.com
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MichiganDetroitBlack Mothers Breastfeeding Club - DetroitFocus HOPE, 1550 Oakman Blvd Detroit, 48238 United StatesVaries - Contact for details info@BMBFA.org (800) 313-6141http://blackmothersbreastfeeding.org/events/
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MichiganDetroitMother Nurture Breastfeeding Support GroupAdvantage Health Center 15400 W. McNicholsThursdays 2pmErica Davis (313) 416 6253https://www.facebook.com/mothernurtureahc/
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MichiganGrand RapidsCafe Con LecheHelp Pregnancy Crisis Aid, 705 Bridge St SW, Grand Rapids MI 49503Weekly on Tuesdays from 10:00a-11:30aTiffany Townsend (616) 375-1727‬
http://kentcountybreastfeeding.org/local-resources/breastfeeding-support-groups/
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MichiganGrand RapidsStrong Beginnings HUGS Breastfeeding SupportCity Life Church, 574 Division Ave S., Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Every Wednesday, 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.(616) 391-8419
http://kentcountybreastfeeding.org/local-resources/breastfeeding-support-groups/
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MichiganLansingBlack Breastfeeding Sisterhood3333 S. Pennsylvania Ave Ste 1011st and 3rd Mondays 3pm-5pm, 4th Mondays Putluck at 6pm586-806-WTFChttp://www.willowtreefamily.com/event/black-breastfeeding-sisterhood
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MississippiClarksdale Crossroads Baby Cafe' Northwest Mississippi Medical Center Wednesdays 11 am - 2 pmChelesa Presley 662-609-0707 or cjpalway@bellsouth.net
Facebook: Crossroads Baby Cafe' Instagram: presleychelesa Twitter: ChelesaPresley
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MississippiColumbusColumbus BSTARSColumbus Public Library 314 7th St N, Columbus, MS 397011st Tuesday's monthlycolumbusbstars@gmail.com
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MississippiGreenville Champs Delta Hills Baby Cafe1633 Hospital Drive Greenville MSEvery Wednesday 11am-2pm662-332-8177www.facebook.com/champsdeltahillsbabycafe
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MississippiIndianola Let’s Talk Baby ClubSouth sunflower County Hospital 121 E Baker Street, Indianola MSEvery 3rd Tuesday from 11am-1pm662-763-1744 /letstalkbaby313@gmail.comwww.facebook.com/letstalkallbaby
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MissouriKansas CityChocolate Milk CafeUzazi Village, 3647 Troost KC MO 641091st and 3rd Tuesdays 5:30-7:00pmMariah at 913-486-8568
http://www.uzazivillage.org/families/classes-and-support-groups/chocolate-milk-cafe/
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MissouriSt. LouisI AM: Breastfeeding8 Church Street, FergusonVaries - Contact for detailsSonJoria Sydnor (314) 400 8205, info@iambreastfeeding.orghttps://www.facebook.com/I-AM-Breastfeeding-I-AM-BF-596749160426868/
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NevadaLas Vegas/HendersonMelanin Milk Circle with the Kijiji SisterhoodUL WIC 3320 E Flamingo Rd Ste 50 Las Vegas, NV 891214-5:30 The 1st Sunday of the month (2nd if the 1st is on a Holiday wknd)kijijisisterhood@gmail.com
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New Jersey
Blackwood and Pennsauken
Sistahs Who Breastfeed-Young Moms MeetupBlackwood and Pennsauken Every first and Third Thursday of the month varying times/datesVbriggs.ccbp@gmail.comIG @Camdencobfp
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New JerseyBridgewater/Sayreville Liz Chang Breastfeeding Counseling - Bilingual Spanish Online 24/7Liz Chang 908-938-5320www.prettymb.org
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New JerseyCamden CountyCamden County Breastfeeding ProjectVarious (Pennsauken, Lindenwold, Winslow Twp)Contact for timescamdencobfp@gmail.comhttps://www.facebook.com/CMDCountyBF/
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New JerseyFort LeeFort Lee Breastfeeding Support Group100 Old Palisade RdMonday 10amTamara@lactationhousecalls.comWww.lactationhousecalls.com
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New JerseyJersey City/Paterson Sistahs Who Breastfeed Jersey City & Paterson
Paterson-79 Ellison Street Paterson, NJ 07505 2.) Jersey City-The Bethune Center140 Martin Luther King Dr, Jersey City, NJ 07305
Please contact for details Melanie Hutton Mhutton@partnershipmch.orghttps://www.facebook.com/groups/swbpattersonjc/
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New JerseyMaplewoodMocha Bella Breastfeeding CircleContact for detailsTwice monthly - Contact for details Nastassia Davis 973-488-7975latchbf.com
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New JerseyNewarkChocolate Milk Cafe NY/NJ - NewarkShani Baraka Women’s Resource Center, Newark, NJEvery third Wednesday 11am - 12:30pmChocolatemilkcafenynj@gmail.comFacebook.com/chocolatemilkcafenynj
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New Jersey
Tri-State Area NYCITY, NJ, Eastern PA
Pretty Mama Breastfeeding Bilingual Spanish Online Online/Open 24/708chang@gmail.comwww.prettymb.org
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New JerseyVoorheesSistahs Who Breastfeed- South JerseyM Allan Vogelson LibraryThursday, 5-6pmCamdenCoBFP@gmail.comhttps://www.facebook.com/CMDCountyBF
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New YorkBronxNYC Baby Cafe - BronxMorrisania WIC Thursday 10am-12pmTheresa Landau theresa.landau@nychhc.org.@nycbabycafebx
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New YorkBrooklynA.N.E.W. Breastfeeding Moms ClubVaries - Contact for detailsMonthly Saturdays Ruqayyah Ahmed 646 504 7772, anewcsny@gmail.comhttps://www.facebook.com/anewcsny/
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New YorkBrooklyn
Caribbean Women's Health Association Breastfeeding Peer Support Group
3512 Church Ave Brooklyn, New York3rd Thursdays 3-5pminfo@cwha.org
https://www.facebook.com/CaribbeanWomensHealthAssociation/?hc_location=ufi
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New YorkBrooklynBaby Cafe Brooklyn Breastfeeding Empowerment Zone 259 Bristol Street Brooklyn, NY 11212Thursday 5:30pm-7:30pmShameika Williams, MPH, CLC tel:718.637.5227
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New YorkBrooklynChocolate Milk Cafe NY/NJ - Brooklyn774 Saratoga Ave, 2nd FL Monthly (check page for details) 5:30pmChocolatemilkcafenynj@gmail.comFacebook.com/chocolatemilkcafenynj
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New YorkManhattanNYC Baby’s Cafe158 E. 115th St Wednesday 10am-12pmTamara Hawkins 646-895-3788@nycbabycafe
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New YorkSpring ValleyRockland County Baby Cafe WIC Spring Valley - 14 S Main Street, Spring Valley, NY 10977Tuesdays 10:30am-12:30pm (following ERSD school closures)medranos@lhvpn.net
https://www.facebook.com/Rockland-County-Baby-Caf%C3%A9-Public-Page-970165589850967/
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New YorkSpring ValleyRockland County Baby CafeMartin Luther King Multipurpose Center - 110 Bethune Blvd, Spring Valley, NY 10977Thursdays - 11am-1pm (following ERSD school closures)medranos@lhvpn.net
https://www.facebook.com/Rockland-County-Baby-Caf%C3%A9-Public-Page-970165589850967/
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New YorkSyracuseCoMothering Syracuse's SisterCare401 South AveEvery 4th Saturday 10am-12nooncomotheringcny@gmail.com 315-671-5815https://vbicomothering.org/breastfeeding-support/
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New YorkYonkersChocolate Milk Cafe NY/NJ - YonkersThe Power Lab, 45 Ludlow St, Suite #310Third Thursday, 6-7:30pmChocolatemilkcafenynj@gmail.comFacebook.com/chocolatemilkcafenynj
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North CarolinaCharlotteQC Cocoa BeansVaries - Contact for detailsVaries - Contact for Detailsqccocoabeans@gmail.comhttps://qccocoabeans.weebly.com/
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North CarolinaCharlotte La Leche League of Grier Heights 3100 Leroy Street2nd Tuesdays at 6 p.m.Jameil 980-245-0908Facebook: La Leche League of Grier Heights
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North CarolinaFayettevilleMomma's Village-Fayetteville100 Hay Street, 5th Floor, (Self Help Building) Fayetteville, NC 28301Every 2nd Wednesday 5:30p-7:30p and Every 3rd Saturday 1p-3pmommasvillagefayetteville@gmail.comwww.mommasvillage.com
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North CarolinaGreensboro/Triad AreaMahogany Milk Support GroupVaries so look at website or in FB GroupFirst Saturday of each month from 11am-12:30pmjaniyawilliams@mahoganymilk.com
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1669020316698427/ , mahoganymilk via IG, www.mahoganymilk.com
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OklahomaOklahoma CityOklahoma Chocolate Milk CafeContact for detailsContact for details Danielle Lugrand (405) 701- 2739 or (405) 250 - 9279, okchocolatemilkcafe@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/OKChoc.MilkCafe/
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OregonPortlandAfrican American Breastfeeding Coalition of Oregon Support GroupNE WIC Clinic (5329 NE MLK Jr Blvd) and Gateway WIC Clinic (131 NE 102nd Bldg 1)2nd Thursdays and 3rd FridaysGrayce Bentley grace.bentley@multco.us, (971) 269-5244
https://www.facebook.com/African-American-Breastfeeding-Coalition-of-Oregon-1383463365259221/
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PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaPhilly Moms Do Breastfeed Contact for DetailsContact for DetailsJabina Coleman or Cheresa Gary-Ralls https://www.facebook.com/groups/921661394573708/
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PennsylvaniaPittsburghPittsburgh Black Breastfeeding CircleThe Midwife Center 2831 Penn Ave , Pittsburgh PA 15222Twice monthly - Contact for details Ngozi Tibbs blackhealthmatters@pghblackbreastfeedingcircle.org, (412) 638-1580 http://www.pghblackbreastfeedingcircle.org/
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Puerto RicoCaguasGrupo de Apoyo y Clínicas en LactanciaCentro de Vida Quiropráctica Ave. Luis Muñoz Marín, Urb. Mariolga R-9, Caguas, PR 00725Last Thursday 10 am - 2 pmTania Silva (787) 462-4381 Vero Quintana (787) 446-3297 alimentacionsegurainfantil@gmail.comwww.facebook.com/AlimentacionSeguraInfantil
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Puerto RicoDoradoSomos ASIJane Stern Dorado Community Library 331 Calle Méndez Vigo, Dorado, 006463rd Wednesday 11 am - 2 pmLourdes Santaballa (787) 562-5444 alimentacionsegurainfantil@gmail.comwww.facebook.com/AlimentacionSeguraInfantil
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Puerto RicoSan Juan (Santurce)ASI Grupo de Apoyo y Clínicas en LactanciaEl Mercado Libre 655 Avenida Roberto H. Todd, San Juan, 00907Every Wednesday 10 amYaheli Concepción Morales (787) 226-8179 alimentacionsegurainfantil@gmail.comwww.facebook.com/AlimentacionSeguraInfantil
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Rhode IslandProvidenceChocolate Milk Cafe - RIMount Hope Neighborhood Association 199 Campt Street1st Thursdays 4:30-6:30pm(401) 307.1882https://www.journ3i.com/chocolatemilkcaferi
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TenesseeMemphisBSTARS3030 Poplar Ave Benjamin Hooks LibraryLast Wednesday of the month 6 pmtpyles@bstars.orghttps://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009599959602
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TexasDallasAfrican American Breastfeeding Alliance of TexasCafe of Life; 5619 Alta Ave.; Dallas, TX4th Wednesday/6:30p-8:00pinfo@AABAofTexas.org/281.733.5680facebook.com/AABAofTexas
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TexasHoustonSOS Say It With Your Breast MeetupThe Birthing Place 2218 Barbee Street1st Wednesdays 713.643.9433https://www.soslactation.com/
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TexasHoustonAfrican American Breastfeeding Alliance of Texas2602 Caplin St.; Houston, TX 77026 2nd Thursday/6:00pm–8:00pm info@AABAofTexas.org/281.733.5680facebook.com/AABAofTexas
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VirginiaLynchburgSister to SisterVirginia Baptist Hospital 4th Friday of every month, 5:30pm-7:00pmAnn Scott (434) 200-3914, ann.scott@centrahealth.comhttps://www.facebook.com/communityvoicelynchburg/
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WashingtonSeattleRanier Valler Community Clinic Lactation LoungeParent Trust (2200 Rainier Ave S) and Puget Sound Birth Center (4300 Talbot Rd S #402 in Renton)Thursdays 10am-12noon and 1-3pmCamie Goldhammer lactation@myrvcc.orghttp://www.rv-cc.org/lactation-support
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WisconsinMilwaukeeAfrican American Breastfeeding Network Community GatheringVaries - Call for detailsVaries - Call for detailsaabn@ymail.com (414) 617-3441http://aabnetwork.org/new-page/
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LouisianaNew OrleansCafe au Lait Breastfeeding Support Group
Norman Mayer Public Library on Weds (3001 Gentilly Blvd NOLA 70122) New Orleans Breastfeeding Center on Thursdays (6100 Canal Blvd Set 205 NOLA 70124)
1st Wednesdays 6-7:30pm, 3rd Thursdays 10-11:30am504-515-1243, info@nolabreastfeedingcenter.orghttps://www.facebook.com/CafeauLaitLouisiana/
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LouisianaShreveportCafe au Lait Breastfeeding Support GroupDavid Raines Community Center 2920 Roungrove Lane Shreveport, LA5-7p Oct 18th, Nov, 1st, Dec 6th mackeylane@yahoo.com, info@nolabreastfeedingcenter.org,https://www.facebook.com/CafeauLaitLouisiana/
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LouisianaBossier CityCafe au Lait Breastfeeding Support GroupBossier Parish Health Unit 3022 Old Minden Rd Bossier City, LA9a-11a Oct 21, Nov 4, Dec 9mackeylane@yahoo.com, info@breastfeedingcenter.orghttps://www.facebook.com/CafeauLaitLouisiana/
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LouisianaOpelousasCafe au Lait Breastfeeding Support GroupOpelousas General Auditorium A 539 E. Prudhomme St Opelousas, LAEvery second tuesday of the month 6-7pcbcopelousas@gmail.comhttps://www.facebook.com/CafeauLaitLouisiana/
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