Breastfeed LA: breastfeedla.org
Breastfeed LA is dedicated to improving the health and well being of infants
and families through education, outreach, and advocacy to promote and
County of Los Angeles Public Health: Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health: lapublichealth.org/mch/nfp.htm
The LA County Department of Public Health sponsors a Breastfeeding Program
to ensure that women and families have access to breastfeeding education,
support and resources in the clinics and hospitals, at work or school,
and in every community.
Mamas@dhs.lacouny.gov – information on prenatal and maternity services 844-37-MAMAS
Livehealthonline breastfeeding support:
LA Best Babies Network: labestbabies.org
La Leche League
La Leche League is committed to helping mothers worldwide breastfeed through
mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and
to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element
in the healthy development of the baby and mother.
Maternal Mental Health Now:
The mission of Maternal Mental Health NOW is to remove barriers to the
prevention, screening, and treatment of prenatal and postpartum depression
in Los Angeles County.
MILK DEPOT – San Gabriel Valley Breast Milk Depot at Emanate Health
Queen of the Valley Hospital 626.851.2718 especially suppporting donor
breast milk for NICU infants.
(Women, Infants, and Children) WIC Programs:
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides supplemental foods, health
care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding,
and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up
to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.
All WIC Centers offer breastfeeding information and support, including
individual and group education and one-on-one support in person and by
telephone; breast pump loans; education on baby behavior and understanding
a baby’s cues; referral to other needed services; and WIC checks
for nutritious foods, with an enhanced quantity and variety for fully
WIC Helpline: 1-888-278-6455