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Make a Referral to the Lactation Foundation

Make a Referral

Healthcare professionals can make a referral to the Lactation Foundation in three different ways.

  1. Email LF@uth.tmc.edu
  2. Call 713-500-2881
  3. Send a fax to 713-839-0683

Feel free to use your own referral form or use the Lactation Foundation’s Lactation Consultant Referral Form.

Reasons to Refer to a Lactation Consultant

  • Premature infants
  • Infants experiencing difficulty in feeding at the breast
  • Infants with low or slow weight gain
  • Infants with congenital anomalies
  • Mothers with breast/nipple pain during breastfeeding
  • Mothers with insufficient milk supply
  • Mothers with questions about breastfeeding
  • Any factors that increase risk of breastfeeding difficulty

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