Maternity Resources

Breastfeed LA (breastfeedla.org): Works to improve 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 (lapublichealth.org/mch/nfp.htm): Assists with maternal, child, and adolescent health. 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 clinics and hospitals, at work or school, and in every community.

Mama's Neighborhood (https://dhs.lacounty.gov/womens-health/our-services/womens-health/prenatal/mamas-neighborhood/): Offeris an innovative approach to prenatal care and health coordination to help babies be born at full term, healthy birth weight, and continue on the pathway of healthy outcomes.mamas@dhs.lacounty.gov – information on prenatal and maternity services 844-37-MAMAS

Livehealthonline (livehealthonline.com/lactation/): Offers breastfeeding support:

LA Best Babies Network (labestbabies.org): Coordinates the work of organizations that are dedicated to improving the health of pregnant women, newborns and their families.

La Leche League (https://www.llli.org/): Helps mothers worldwide breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and by promoting a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.

Maternal Mental Health Now (maternalmentalhealthnow.org): Assists withprevention, screening, and treatment of prenatal and postpartum depression in Los Angeles County.

San Gabriel Valley Breast Milk Depot at Emanate Health Queen of the Valley Hospital: Provides donor breast milk for NICU infants.626.851.2718

Women, Infants, and Children/WIC (wicprograms.org/co/ca-los_angeles): Provides supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women. 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. WIC Helpline: 1-888-278-6455

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