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Resource List

Black Mother's Breastfeeding Association (BMBFA) provides education, valuable resources and ongoing support to black families and public/private agencies that service these families. 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).
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
WIC Breastfeeding Support (Sacramento) has breastfeeding helplines and classes, helps families get referrals to services they need for nutrition, healthcare and prenatal/postpartum support
Mother's Milk Bank 
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.
CDC Toolkit for Pregnant People & New Parents 
Resources and tools including
COVID-19 related information
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.
Getting the Coverage You Deserve - National Women's Law
The NWLC compiled a toolkit with information on the insurance coverage of preventive services such as breast pumps, breastfeeding support, supplies, and counseling. 
Sacramento Breastfeeding Coalition 
a non-profit association of regional representatives, businesses, parents, lactation consultants and other health care professionals. 
IRTH app 
The only app where you can find prenatal, birthing, postpartum and pediatric reviews of care from other Black and brown women. Search doctor and hospital reviews from your community or leave a review to help inform and protect others.
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