Allegheny County Health Department Breastfeeding Hot Line update



Current breastfeeding helpline information from the Allegheny County Health Department is in the link below.

If you have questions about breastfeeding or need help, please call the Breastfeeding Help Line at 412-687-2243. The helpline is available Monday-Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm. All calls are referred to a Certified Lactation Counselor who will typically respond the same day. Calls on weekends or after hours on weekdays will be returned on the next business day

Lactation Counselors work with pregnant and breastfeeding mothers to educate them about the benefits of breastfeeding. They can also help them start and continue breastfeeding. This program is designed to help increase the number of mothers who breastfeed their infants in Allegheny County.