Rock County Breastfeeding Resource List

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When To Call

Phone Numbers

Medical issues and questions

Medications and Breastfeeding

Questions about breastfeeding

Collection and storage of breastmilk

How to use a breastpump

Board Certified Lactation Consultants

Mercy Women’s Health Center (Mercy West Clinic)
(608) 756-6018
Margot Harris, RN, NP, IBCLC

Mercy Hospital
(608) 756-6789
Mirsa RN, IBCLC & Jennifer RN, IBCLC

St. Mary’s Hospital
(608) 373-8208
Shannon Wixom, IBCLC

Beloit Memorial Hospital
(608) 364-5237
Shannon Pearson RN, IBCLC

Mercy Beloit Clinic Pediatrics
Terri Funk, RN, IBCLC
(608) 365-2228

Happy Bambino (Madison)
(608)223-6261
Call for hours and rates.
Drop-in consultations: Tues & Fri 1-3 pm

Certified Lactation Counselors

St. Mary’s Hospital - Janesville
(608) 373-8208

Mercy Hospital
(608) 756-6791

Beloit Memorial Hospital
(608) 364-5237

Rock County Public Health Department
Janesville Nurses (608) 757-5440
Beloit Nurses (608) 364-2010

Rock County WIC Office
Janesville WIC (608) 754-3722
Beloit WIC (608) 362-1566

Certified Breastfeeding Specialists: Becky, Kristin, Pat
Peer Counselors: Ana & Evelyn

Prenatal breastfeeding education

Breastfeeding support

Rock County Public Health Department
Janesville Nurses (608) 757-5440
Beloit Nurses (608) 364-2010

Rock County WIC Office
Janesville WIC (608) 754-3722
Beloit WIC (608) 362-1566

                Head Start/Early Head Start Home Visiting Program                             (Pregnant women and children up to age 3)
Doula Services Also Available 608-299-1500 

Breastfeeding Classes

Beloit Hospital
(608) 364-5237
First Wednesday of the month 6-8:30pm.
Call to register but walk-ins welcome.Cost: Free

Mercy Hospital
(608) 756-6100
Generally offered one evening each week, 6-8 pm
Cost: $5 per couple

St. Mary’s Hospital- Janesville
Call (608) 373-8200
Childbirth Preparation Class including breastfeeding information

Sibling classes
Cost: free

Homebirth Community/Breastfeeding Support

Homebirth Community Center
56 S. Main St, Janesville
Linda Bentz, CPM
608-359-9409

Breastfeeding Helplines
St. Mary’s Hospital (Madison)
608-258-6474 or 1-800-336-6650

La Leche League Breastfeeding Support Groups and Helpline
608-359-9409 

Meriter Hospital (Madison)
608-417-6547 or 1-800-261-4449