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Resource List

General Lactation Info

LactMed database

contains information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed

Infant Risk Center 

a research center for medication safety during pregnancy and lactation. Dr. Hale and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Download the flyer on Common Medications while Breastfeeding.

Pregnant at Work

Breastfeeding Employees - learn more about your workplace rights. Your employer is required by the PUMP Act/Break Time for Nursing Mothers Law to provide you with as-needed break time to express milk and a space that is not a bathroom where you can express milk in private without anyone intruding on you. This must be provided until your baby is one year old. 

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. 

CDC Toolkit for Pregnant People & New Parents 

Resources and tools to help pregnant and recently pregnant people, breastfeeding people and new parents caring for infants protect their health and help people who serve these communities communicate with them.

provides evidence-based breastfeeding and parenting information to both professionals and parents.

NICU Toolkits - University of California San Francisco

Sacramento Orgs

Sacramento Breastfeeding Coalition:
a non-profit association of regional representatives, businesses, parents, lactation consultants and other health care professionals. 

WIC Breastfeeding Support:
Breastfeeding helplines and classes, helps families get referrals to services they need for nutrition, healthcare and prenatal/postpartum support (​916) 326-5830 or (916) 876-5000.

Maternal Mental Health Resource List (click to view)

Haven for Birth

Prenatal, Birth & Postpartum, Doula Care, Lactation Support, Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Fitness Classes, Nutrition Classes, Accepts some insurance coverage​. 3400 Folsom Boulevard, Sacramento, California 95816. (916)942-9367

Birth & Beyond: Family Resource Centers

All services are free: Home visitation, School readiness, Parenting workshops,  Crisis Intervention, Enhanced core services​. (If you would like to request services, please find the FRC that serves your zip code)

Her Health First 
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).


Black Mothers United

Free services for those in the program including Doula Care, Lactation Support, Health & Wellness, Mommy Mingles (Must be 30 weeks pregnant or less). 4625 44th Street, Suite 13, Sacramento, CA 95820. 916-397-8431

African American Perinatal Health Program

Free - Public Health Nurses provide home visits during pregnancy and the first year of life, Case management & Care coordination. 9616 Micron Ave, Suite 670
Sacramento, CA 95827. (916) 875-2229.
For more information, call the Pregnancy Referral Program toll-free at 1-888-824-BABY.

Black Infant Health

10 prenatal and 10 postpartum sessions designed to empower and support. Client-centered Life Planning (Must be Pregnant or have infant 6 months old or younger). 9616 Micron Avenue, Suite 670, Sacramento, CA 95827. (916)875-2229

Prenatal/Postpartum Sacramento Resources

Serene Relaxation

Serving the community and providing Fertility services, Infant & Integrative Massage, Belly casting, and Doula Postpartum Services.

Granite Bay Pediatric Dentistry

Providing tongue tie and lip tie releases and revisions (frenectomy). "Dr. Singh and his team are committed to providing your family high-quality dental care in a safe, gentle and friendly environment. Our warm and welcoming team is sensitive to each child’s needs. We make it a priority to ensure your child feels comfortable while getting the best care possible."

National/International Orgs

La Leche League

La Leche League International is a non-governmental, nonprofit organization that organizes advocacy, education, and training related to breastfeeding. (International  llli.orgSacramento chapter)

Shades of Blue Project

A non-profit focused on improving, Maternal Mental Health outcomes for black and brown birthing people. Offers Virtual Support groups: pregnant & postpartum, teen moms, single moms, loss at any stage.

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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