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Resource List

General Lactation Info

Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Clinical Protocols: Guidelines for the care of breastfeeding parents and infants, research, and protocols.

Handouts on bedsharing, supporting breastfeeding, sleep, and well-being and mastitis.

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 or call 1-806-352-2519

Anesthesia and sedation for breastfeeding parents


LactMed database: Contains information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. 

Trash the Pump and Dump: encompasses medical conditions, medications and substances of concern during lactation.

NICU Toolkits - University of California San Francisco

Pregnant at Work: Learn more about your workplace rights like the PUMP Act/Break Time for Nursing Mothers Law which requires employers 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 (until your baby is one year old). 

California Work & Family Coalition Resource Hub: Resources and information to help California workers understand and navigate their paid leave rights.

First Droplets: Educational videos about breastfeeding, hand expression and pumping etc.

Breastfeeding.Support: Breastfeeding Support is an evidence-based website that shares helpful breastfeeding resources, videos and how-tos.

Prenatal/Postpartum Sacramento Resources

Serene Relaxation

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

Crafted Health

Dr. Hannah Flammang, a board-certified Chiropractor, specializes in prenatal, postpartum, and pediatric care, using her unique techniques to alleviate pregnancy discomfort, support labor and delivery goals, and address pediatric feeding difficulties, oral/tongue ties, and developmental delays.

Dr. Sophia Suprai Prenatal and Chiropractic Care

Dr. Suprai is your local chiropractor that specializes in perinatal, infant, pediatric, and sports chiropractic care. With our extensive knowledge and experience in perinatal and infant care, we offer an unparalleled combination of the most innovative treatment techniques. By combining soft tissue therapy, craniosacral therapy,  physiotherapy, and chiropractic care, we provide the most comprehensive care in the area.

Resilient Spine

"Helping moms in Sacramento get rid of back pain & move better so they can do all the things they want to do".  Dr. Ar'neka Cooper - Rehab Chiropractor, myofascial & movement expert.

Quantum Chiropractic

Our focus is on long term health and wellness. We work on all spine related ailments like low back pain, sciatica, neck pain, headaches & migraines. As well as extremity issues such as carpel tunnel, plantar fasciitis, tennis elbow and everything else. Structural integrity is great but healthy biochemistry is vital. Dr. Pauline Asahara

Dr. Jude Crutchfield, DMD (Rocklin Kids Dentist)

Dr. Crutchfield has been in private practice since 2010 and has been treating tethered oral tissues (lip and tongue ties) in his practice for over 7 years.  As a board certified pediatric dentist he has traveled around the country extending his knowledge in the treatment of infant tongue and lip tie procedures.  Being part of the team that helps babies grow and thrive has been one of the most important and rewarding areas of practice for Dr. Crutchfield!  

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.

Lady Bits Physical Therapy

Rehab and wellness for pregnancy, postnatal recovery, pelvic floor dysfunction, low back pain, incontinence, scar tissue pain from C-section or other scars, leaking, prolapse, and painful intercourse. Owner: Julie Kwong, MPT

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

National/International Orgs

La Leche League

La Leche League International is a NGO nonprofit organization that organizes advocacy, education, and training related to breastfeeding. They offer online and in-person lactation support groups (International  llli.orgSacramento chapter)

Postpartum Support International

Offers FREE support groups for parents online. Their "Perinatal (Pregnancy & Postpartum) Mood Support for Moms," runs at least once a day. They also have specialized/affinity groups for specific needs such Fertility Challenges, Black Moms Connect, Infant Loss, Queer & Trans Parents, Dads and Parents of High Need Babies etc. 

PSI Directory of Postpartum Support

Enter your location info to find in-person or virtual support from trained professionals or call/text the PSI Helpline 1-800-944-4773

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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