Oklahoma Breastfeeding Hotline


nmbw1-877-271-MILK (6455)


  • 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
  • Staffed by International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) – OU Medicine Lactation Team
  • Supported by Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Service, OU Medical Center, and OU Health Sciences Center OB/GYN Department

Callers may leave a message for a return call that day. For urgent issues, the IBCLC on call may be paged.

Accurate, up-to-date information for common breastfeeding issues:

  • Not making enough milk
  • Baby refusing to nurse
  • Breast or nipple pain
  • Medications and breastfeeding
  • Working and breastfeeding
  • Breast pumps
  • Breastfeeding in public Weaning

Referrals to:

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Programs

  • Outpatient lactation services available in Oklahoma
  • La Leche League breastfeeding support groups
  • Breast pump rental locations
  • Milk banks for mothers’ milk donations

Please note that the hotline cannot provide a medical diagnosis. All medical questions should be directed to a health care provider.

1-877-271-MILK (6455)