KellyMom.com provides evidence-based breastfeeding and parenting information to both professionals and parents.
Her Health First (Sacramento) prioritizes women’s health care, specifically for women of color. Support programs for adolescence, pregnancy, and motherhood (such as breastfeeding classes, help with transportation to appointments, parenting/sleep training classes and mommy mingles).
WIC Breastfeeding Support (Sacramento) has breastfeeding helplines and classes, helps families get referrals to services they need for nutrition, healthcare and prenatal/postpartum support
Find info on donating or requesting breastmilk. This San Jose based Mothers’ Milk Bank distributes the milk directly to the families and infants that need it the most.
Resources and tools including
COVID-19 related information
Black Breastfeeding 360 A comprehensive multi-media content library of resources, perspectives and voices of the Black breastfeeding experience
Infant Risk Center a research center for medication safety during pregnancy and lactation. Dr. Hale and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
LactMed database contains information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed
Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere (ROSE), Inc. seeks to enhance, encourage, support, promote, and protect breastfeeding throughout the USA, by working to reduce the breastfeeding disparities among African American women, and to strengthen the health of their babies and families through, mentoring, training, breastfeeding support groups, social support, outreach, education, legislation, health policies, and social marketing.
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