Breastfeeding Hotline

The Tennessee Breastfeeding Hotline (TBH) is a telephonic breastfeeding support program free to nursing mothers, their families and partners, expectant parents and health care providers. The hotline is staffed by international board-certified lactation consultants and certified lactation counselors seven days a week, 24 hours a day.

Lactation consultants and counselors collect can provide the following help:

  • making assessments
  • attending to the client's individual needs
  • referring the client to available resources
  • ensuring a follow-up with clients

More than 6,000 callers utilize the hotline annually.

The hotline can be reached by called 1-855-4BFMOMS (1-855-423-6667).