Maternity Services

Maternity Resources

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 support breastfeeding.

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: livehealthonline.com/lactation/

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: maternalmentalhealthnow.org

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: wicprograms.org/co/ca-los_angeles

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 breastfeeding women.

WIC Helpline: 1-888-278-6455