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).