WesleyCare Breastfeeding Clinic – 316-962-6455
The walk-in clinic is free of charge to women whose babies were born at Wesley. A one-time chart initiation fee of $50 is required for women who did not deliver at Wesley.
Walk-in Clinic: Monday – Friday 12 – 3 p.m.
Medical Arts Tower, First Floor, Suite 105
3243 E. Murdock, Wichita, KS
Ascension Breastfeeding Clinic – 316-689-5426
New moms will find advice and encouragement at the Via Christi Breastfeeding Clinic at the NewLife Center in Ascension Via Christi Hospital, 3600 E. Harry, in Wichita. This walk-in clinic is open 10 am-2 pm Monday through Friday and is staffed by register nurses, board certified lactation consultants who help mothers with questions and concerns about breast feeding, and assess infants to ensure they are gaining weight appropriately. Medical issues are referred for physician follow-up.
The service is provided at no cost to women who’ve delivered at the Via Christi NewLife Center. A one-time $50 fee will be collected from women who delivered elsewhere.
Baby Talk is a free program for pregnant women that provides a safe space to ask questions and learn tips for a healthy pregnancy and delivery. Classes are available at a variety of locations and times. Participants receive resources and support from other mothers and and nurse educators. Graduates receive incentives, including a car seat.
Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition
The Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition, Inc. (KBC) is comprised of individuals from a wide variety of organizations, agencies, and private businesses all working collaboratively to promote and protect breastfeeding in order to improve the health of Kansas families. The KBC welcomes and encourages participation from anyone who is interested in breastfeeding advocacy in Kansas.
Breastfeeding Friendly Childcare
The Kansas Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Designation was developed in partnership with the Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition and the Child Care Licensing Division of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. The following child care providers have received this designation through Child Care Aware of Kansas :
Wichita Area Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Providers:
- Academy of Learning: Wichita
- A Step Ahead: Haysville
- Kiddie Cove: Wichita
- Little Adventurers Day Care: Wichita
- Loving Arms Child Care Center: Wichita
- Open Arms Lutheran Child Development Center: Wichita
- Paula White Day Care: Wichita
- Wichita State University Child Development Center: Wichita