The early postpartum period is a crucial time for support for families in feeding their babies. Our community has resources to support your journey with feeding. If you don't see what you're looking for, or are not quite sure what you need, call us: 406-570-0738.
We also encourage all new moms to join us at our Feeding Support Circle every Tuesday morning at 10:30.
This list below does not serve as a recommendation or endorsement of specific providers, who are responsible for their listed credentials, training and contact information.
Bozeman Breastfeeding Services
Terri MacNichol, RN, BSN, IBCLC
Jaime June, BS, IBCLC
Offering home visits, clinic visits, prenatal consults and breastfeeding classes in southwest Montana, Terri MacNichol and Jaime June focus on the concerns of the mother-baby pair, working to prevent breastfeeding difficulties and to solve those issues that might occur. As International Board-certified Lactation Consultants, they can help families with establishing breastfeeding, complex breastfeeding issues, feeding multiples, NICU transfers and fragile infants. Jamie and Terri are passionate about promoting, protecting and supporting all breastfeeding families.
Contact: www.bozemanbreastfeedingservices.com /406-570-3744
Bridger Children’s Dentistry
Nasim Aleagha, DDS
Dr. Aleagha understands that barriers to successful breastfeeding take an emotional toll on mothers and often the entire family. They use a sensitive and skilled approach to identify soft tissue restrictions, including tongue and lip ties, that can disable a proper latch. After a thorough and supportive discussion, and with careful diagnosis, they use a state-of-the-art last approach for these release procedures with active follow-up to ensure proper breastfeeding is achieved. Services in Spanish are available.
Insurance: In network with most private insurances (including Healthy Montana Kids)
Contact: www.bridgerchidrensdentistry.com / 406-587-KIDS(5437)
Bozeman Health Lactation
Bozeman Health lactation nurses are passionate about helping you feed your baby. They have more than 75 years of combined experience and are registered nurses with IBCLC certifications. Bozeman Health lactation nurses apply evidence-based care and work closely with pediatricians and therapists to get you the care that you and your child need. They will see you every day you are in the hospital and are also available for visits after you go home. The lactation nurses are available from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. every day of the week at the main hospital campus, as well as limited hours at the Cottonwood and Belgrade clinics.
Contact: www.bozemanhealth.org / 406-414-2474
Mosaic Health and Rehab
Morgan Schmelzer, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC
Morgan aims to provide breastfeeding and early feeding support through evidence-based practices and family-centered care. She strives to ensure that mothers and partners feel confident in their feeding decisions and empowered throughout their breastfeeding journey, however that may look. Morgan uses her background as a speech language pathologist to serve families as they navigate the transition into parenthood, and encourages a team-based approach with other providers in the Gallatin Valley.
Most major insurance and Medicaid accepted
Contact: www.mosaicrehabmt.com / 406-388-4988
The Cozy Nest
Rosemary Seppi, OTR/L, CLC
Kaysie Smith, MSOTR/L, CLC
Lacey Lubenow, MOTR/L, CLC
The Cozy Nest (TCN) is an integrative therapeutic clinic, offering nutrition, speech, physical and occupational therapy, as well as lactation/feeding support from birth to age 18. Free developmental screenings are offered for all age groups. TCN hosts a breastfeeding and caregiver support group called the Cozy Café, which is staffed by certified lactation counselors to offer help and foster a welcoming environment for all caregivers and newborns/infants. TCN aims to improve a child's quality of life by evaluating developmental skills and offering a personalized, integrative approach to therapy.
Most major insurance and Medicaid accepted
Contact: www.thecozynestmt.net/ 406-587-2755
Healthy Gallatin WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counseling
Darcy Hunter, CLC
Shawna Filer, CLC
Sage Foss, CLC
Marlene Eickelberg, RD, CLC
The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program is for income eligible pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women and children under age 5. At Healthy Gallatin WIC, our CLCs provide breastfeeding support, encouragement, breast pumps and education to families who qualify for the WIC program.
Contact: www.healthygallatin.org / 406-582-3115
La Leche League of Bozeman
La Leche League meetings offer breastfeeding information, support and encouragement in a warm and friendly environment. Meetings are open to all women with an interest in breastfeeding. Pregnant women are encouraged to attend as well. Babies and toddlers are always welcome.
Contact: La Leche Bozemanemail@example.com
Lone Peak Physical Therapy
Alyssa Lundquist, MS CCC-SLP, CLC
Alyssa is a speech-language pathologist and certified lactation counselor, in addition to being trained in orofacial myology. Alyssa offers nurturing, supportive and nonjudgmental feeding services to help families decide what feeding route is best for them and their baby. Along with lactation, she provides specialized feeding/swallowing services for preemies, babies with feeding tubes and feeding difficulties associated with stomach issues. Alyssa uses an evidence-based approach to empower families to meet their breastfeeding, bottle feeding and overall feeding goals.
Most major medical insurance and Medicaid accepted
Contact: www.lonepeakpt.com/locations/bozeman-pediatric-therapy / 406-522-3722
Tree of Life Doula Care - Lactation Counselors
Feeding your baby can be a natural and beautiful process, but it can be worrisome and challenging too. Your job as a new mom is to provide the best for your baby, but that also means being at your best. Tree of Life Doula Care lactation counselors are trained, certified and have personal experience to guide you along the way – in the comfort of your home, where you can be yourself and practice feeding your baby with ease.
Contact: www.treeoflifedoulacare.com / 406-579-8157