Breastfeeding Coalition of Bartholomew County

Promoting and supporting breastfeeding

Contact us at [email protected]

Nurse and Chat

  • Free lactation support from a Certified Lactation Consultant
  • Scales available to weigh your baby
  • Held twice a month at Mothering Essentials, 424 Washington Street, Columbus (above Lockett's - elevator available)
  • Second Friday of each month 10:30-12:00 noon
  • Fourth Wednesday of each month 5:30-7:15 p.m.

Community Doula Program

  • The Community Doula Program is part of the Breastfeeding Coalition of Bartholomew County
  • Birth Doulas and Post-Partum Doulas are available and can help support breastfeeding efforts
  • For more information, go to

Indiana Family Helpline:

  • Assistance before, during or after pregnancy.
  • Available to providers and consumers.
  • Call the Helpline: 1-800-433-0746

Indiana Perinatal Network (IPN)

1991 E. 56th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46220
Phone: 317-924-0825

La Leche League

  • Phone:812-350-3164
  • Phone: 812-374-2746
  • Phone: 812-546-5811
  • Phone: 812-350-3893

Women, Infants, Children

1971 State Street
Columbus, IN 47201
Phone: 812-379-1557

Download the "Breastfeeding Friendly Business" Application
Download Workplace Policy Sample


Action Team Members

Harriet Armstrong

Ashwini Bhise

Tracey Blake, RN, Chair

Natasha Brockhaus

Tina Cardarelli

Amparo Caudell

Amanda Dornfeld, MD

Tamar Everard

Jerusha Fulk

Carrie Jines, RN

Monica Luehrmann

Melissa McComb

Beth Morris

Liz Patton

Audrey Tyree

Amanda Raisor

Melissa Rittenhouse

Annette Rosswurm

Lisa Teague

Jessie Thomas

Amanda Virostko, Staff








Help us change lives all over southern Indiana.