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  • Home and Public Health Services

    Agency: Southwest Iowa Home Health Services

    Skilled nursing, including wound care, dressing changes, post-surgery follow-up, IV's, diabetic education, patient teaching, and medication review/assist with administration.Physical, occupational, and speech therapy services.Home care aides are certified nursing assistants providing personal care services.Homemaker services such as light housekeep...

  • Public Health Services

    Agency: Central District Health Department

    Adult immunization clinic including vaccines for immigration, work, and/or school.  Call for an appointment and for current fees.Vaccine program for children up to 18 years of age.WIC nutritional program provides supplemental food.Breastfeeding information and education.Environmental health safety and surety - air, food, and water inspection and co...

  • Educational Classes

    Agency: Sidney Regional Medical Center

    CPR classes for the community.Classes include:Child Birth EducationBreastfeeding and Child CareSafe Sitters babysitting training

  • Education Services

    Agency: Pella Regional Health Center

    PELLA REGIONAL HEALTH EDUCATION SERVICES offers a variety of classes and activities. Training classes for volunteers and educational classes for babysitting, diabetes, nutrition and birth preparation classes (including breast feeding support). Call hospital or go to hospital website.

  • Maternal Health

    Agency: Washington County Public Health

    Provide infrastructure building and enabling services. Infrastructure building activities include partnerships with tobacco control community, connections with Quitline, health equity, distribute information on IA maternal mortality, referrals for prenatal care (medical/dental), partnering with breastfeeding community, linking persons to breastfeed...

  • Community Health Services

    Agency: Public Health Solutions, District Health Department

    Childhood immunizations, flu shots, education and home visits to teen moms, cancer screening on site, child psychologist on site, breastfeeding assistance, smoking cessation for pregnant women, TB treatment, help finding a doctor or dentist, help with finding medication or other care, Every Women Matters Education and Outreach, Denver Developmental...

  • Women, Infants, Children (WIC)

    Agency: People's Family Health Services

    Supplemental food and formula.Nutrition and health screening and information.Breastfeeding education.Referrals to other agencies, doctors, immunization, clinics, food stamps, Medicaid.Satellite clinics held in Mullen, McCook, Curtis, Ogallala, Imperial, Trenton, Benkelman, and Grant.  Call main number for appointments.

  • Women, Infants, Children (WIC)

    Agency: Pottawattamie County WIC

    Supplemental food, formula, and manual breast pumps.Nutrition and health screening and information.Referrals to other agencies, doctors, immunization, clinics, food stamps, Medicaid.Breastfeeding peer counseling.

  • Breastfeeding Information and Support and Durable Medical Equipment

    Agency: MilkWorks

    Breastfeeding support center offering individual consultations for mothers and babies having difficulty with breastfeeding. Board certified lactation consultants available by appointment.Prenatal breastfeeding classes offered monthly.Breastfeeding supplies, including nursing bras and breast pumps available for purchase.Hospital grade breast pump an...

  • Maternal Child Health Care Program

    Agency: Mills County Public Health

    Home visits, WIC, new baby follow-up, breast feeding support group and loan of breast pumps to low-income individuals.

  • Community Education

    Agency: Bryan Medical Center East Campus

    Community education including a complete listing of Bryan Medical Center educational programs for the community, and special education events. Ongoing programs include Breastfeeding Basics, a class for expectant couples planning to breastfeed their baby; Essentials of Childbirth; Infant Massage, which teaches parents techniques to help a baby relax...

  • Maternal Services

    Agency: UnityPoint Health Trinity

    Provides a registered nurse to follow the mother's health care throughout her pregnancy and visit at home after the baby is delivered; breastfeeding classes are also offered.

  • Breastfeeding Education and Support

    Agency: La Leche League International

    Breastfeeding education and support group.

  • Breastfeeding Coalition

    Agency: Quad Cities Breastfeeding Coalition

    Breastfeeding coalition assists women and their support persons to choose and continue breastfeeding as optimum infant nutrition.  Provides support to the breastfeeding family, works to increase public awareness of the benefits of breastfeeding, and promotes accurate breastfeeding information and support to health professionals and the community.Ho...

  • Breastfeeding Education and Support

    Agency: La Leche League International

    Support and education groups meet monthly.  Meetings last about 1-1/2 hours and cover advantages of breastfeeding, how to breastfeed, starting solids, childbirth, and weaning.  Accredited leaders also provide breastfeeding information by phone.Meeting Information:Day meeting - held second Tuesday of each month at 10 am at St. John's United Methodis...

  • Breastfeeding Education and Support

    Agency: La Leche League International

    Support groups for breastfeeding mothers and pregnant women.  Groups available days and evenings.Phone, online, or in person help for women who need help nursing their babies or anyone (for example expectant parents or health care providers) interested in learning more about breastfeeding.Facebook page: LLL Omaha

  • Baby and Me

    Agency: Methodist Health System

    Support group led by a certified breastfeeding consultant or certified lactation consultant.  Provides education, answers, and reassurance to new mothers; babies welcome.Support group also offered at Jennie Edmundson Hospital, 933 East Pierce St, Council Bluffs. Visit for details.

  • Back to Work and Breastfeeding

    Agency: Methodist Health System

    Support group led by lactation consultants.

  • Health Education Classes

    Agency: Methodist Health System

    Classes related to parenting, child birth, breastfeeding, eating disorders, post-bariatric surgery, weight loss, and smoking cessation.  Details and class schedule available online.

  • Breastfeeding Education and Support - Iowa

    Agency: La Leche League International

    LA LECHE organization is concerned with the natural function of breast feeding of infants. Counseling and information available and regular group meetings held. LLL is an international, non profit, non sectarian organization dedicated to helping women who want to breast feed. Pamphlets available on request.IOWA Contacts and Meetings:

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