Breastfeeding Support

Breastfeeding Class Web Graphic3 Opens in new windowYour Guide to Breastfeeding Opens in new windowBismarck-Burleigh Public Health’s lactation counselors are here to support you in breastfeeding, helping give you the confidence and support new moms often need to breastfeed.

While breastfeeding is natural, it can take time to learn for both mom and baby. Our lactation counselors will meet with you on the phone, via text, in our office, or even in your home. And all our lactation counseling services are free to new moms in Burleigh County. Our services include:

  • In-office or in-home visits to check on baby and answer any questions new parents may have
  • Phone and text support for questions on breastfeeding
  • Information and support for implementing infant-friendly workplace policies

Exclusively feeding baby breast milk for the first six months of life is best for baby’s health. However, we realize every mom has different goals. We work with each mom to ensure they can be successful in breastfeeding on their terms, while keeping baby’s health in mind.

To schedule a free session with a certified lactation counselor, call us at 701-355-1540.

Breastfeeding Resources

  1. Katie Johnke

    Nutrition Services Program Coordinator

  2. Jessica Linneman

    Community Health Nurse

  3. Public Health

    Physical Address
    500 E. Front Ave.
    Bismarck, ND 58504


    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 5503
    Bismarck, ND 58504

    Phone: 701-355-1540
    Fax: 701-221-6883