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The Nest Lakeland - lactation consultations, breastfeeding support


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Give & Take Boutique

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In our office we have a "Give & Take Boutique" stocked with gently used maternity and baby clothes as well as small odds and ends for pregnancy, newborns, and the postpartum period. We have a variety of shirts, pants, and dresses for your growing bump, and as for baby clothes, we have sizes from newborn to 12 months. From time to time we also have nursing bras, breast pumps, diapers, bottles, diaper bags, blankets, and other accessories. Stop by during business hours to see if we have anything you might need. Donations are always welcome! We're open Monday through Thursday from 9am to 4pm, closed for lunch between noon and 1pm.


Community Resources for Lactation Support

Lakeland has been blessed with a variety of resources for support, and here are many of them.  We are thankful for their work in our community and encourage you to reach out to them if you need assistance on your breastfeeding journey.

The Nest, 863-578-8633

Resources, classes, consultations, and weekly free weigh-in clinic, staffed by a team of IBCLCs, a Certified Breastfeeding Specialist, educators and doulas.

Polk County WIC, 863-519-7542 prompt 5

Breastfeeding Peer Counselors that can help in person or over the phone, including after hours.

Special Needs/Complicated Breastfeeding Support: 2nd Saturday/month at 10:00 AM, Auburndale WIC - 1805 Hobbs Rd

Black Women Breastfeeding Support Meet Up: 3rd Saturday/month at 10:00 AM, Lakeland Central WIC - 1291 Ariana St

Working Mom Support Group: 3rd Saturday/month at 9:00 AM, Lakeland Central WIC - 1291 Ariana St

Breastfeeding Classes

The Nest: 863-578-8633,

Lakeland Regional Health: 863.687.1100 ext. 2097,

Winter Haven Women’s Hospital: 855-269-4777,

Breastfeeding Help Lines

Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center: 863-284-1685

Polk County WIC: 863-519-7542 prompt 5

The Nest: 863-578-8633

Breast Pump Rental

Medi-Health Care: 863-686-0300,

Winter Haven Women’s Hospital: 863-294-7068

Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Tampa – “Her Place”: 813-872-3706,

Breastfeeding Support Groups

La Leche League - Support group meetings offered twice a month by trained volunteers:

The Carol Jenkins Barnett United Way Children's Resource Center - Fridays at 9am:

Additional Resources

Medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding: Infant Risk Center,, 806-352-2519

Up-to-date, evidence-based information from an IBCLC:

Breastfeeding after breast surgery:

Breastfeeding an adopted baby:

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