Birth: Prenatal, Postpartum & Breastfeeding Support

Allow your entire birthing experience to be one of confidence & joy. Programs, kits, classes and workshops are available to support the prenatal, birth and postpartum care of you and your child, from birth to early preschool. Also see categories Family & Community Resource Centers in the Parenting Support section; &  Birthing Classes, & Obstetricians, Midwives & Doulas in this section (Health).

Multiple Counties

AmyBeth Ahl-Wright; Butte, Glenn, Tehama & Yuba Counties. Postpartum doula offers placenta encapsulation service. http://www.paradiseblessedbeginnings.weebly.com. (530) 521-4619.

Early Head Start. For families with children ages pre-natal to 3 years. Home-based services assist parents in their role as their child’s first & most important teacher. Center-based programs may include high-quality childcare & early education programs, support groups & playgroups. Offers parenting, health & nutrition resources. Find a local Early Head Start program by using the Head Start Locator online at http://www.tinyurl.com/HeadStartLocations  or call these local offices in your county:

New Parent Kit. First 5 California offers a free “Kit for New Parents,” typically available at hospitals & family/community resources centers. The award-winning kit is packed with info on everything from prenatal care to finding a quality preschool, & includes an educational DVD, Advice for New Parents reference book, Puppy & Friends touch-and-feel board book, & much more. Available in multiple languages. http://www.ccfc.ca.gov/parents or 1-800-KIDS-025.

The Mothers Milk Bank; serving California & other states. Nonprofit organization providing human milk to preterm infants & children who are unable to digest other sources of nutrition. Based in San Jose, CA. Spanish-speaking assistance available. Milk donations are needed. http://www.mothersmilk.org. (877) 375-6645 or (408) 998-4550,

WIC Breastfeeding Support; Redding. Services offered to qualifying clients include childbirth, breastfeeding & lactation support services, breastpump loans/rentals, & support groups. Dads welcome. Free for WIC clients. 1670 Market St.
(530) 225-5168 or (530) 229-8446.

Butte  County

Anne Junge (Butte & Tehama). Certified birth doula offering in-home childbirth education classes to individuals & groups. happypushing.weebly.com. (530) 592-7887.

Breastfeeding In Paradise; Chico, Paradise & Oroville. Mikalia Dyer, IBCLC, offers private one-on-one lactation consultations. http://www.breastfeedinginparadise.com. (530) 570-0278.

Jarynna Chua, MFT (Butte). Prenatal & postpartum counseling. (530) 966-5391.
La Leche League; Chico. Nonprofit, nonsectarian organization offering mother-to-mother breastfeeding support meetings & telephone support. http://www.lllnorcal.org/groups/ChicoCA.html. Find them on facebook. Helpline: (530) 487-4109.

Mother Roots Placenta Encapsulation; Butte & Tehama Counties. Amber Dayney, certified independent encapsulation specialist. http://www.motherrootsplacenta.com. (530) 513-4049.

Mother Wellness Classes; Chico. Education series helps new moms begin a healing journey with other new moms experiencing similar feelings. Self-care topics include Nourishing the Mind, Body & Soul; Understanding Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders; Rest, Relaxation, Time for Self & Time for Others; & more tinyurl.com/EnloeMotherWellnessClass. (530) 332-3970.

Shasta County

Amber Health Care for Women; Redding. Specializing in treatment of pregnancy, heavy periods, & painful intercourse. 1842 Buenaventura Blvd. (530) 225-8500.

Generations of Women; Redding. Offers services in obstetrics & gynecology, providing personalized, up-to-date & complete care for women of all ages. 2626 Edith Ave., Ste. B. http://www.generationsofwomen.net. (530) 244-2130.

La Leche League of Greater Redding. An international, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization offering breastfeeding support to pregnant & breastfeeding moms. Free monthly meetings & telephone support. http://www.facebook.com/reddingcalalecheleague.  Nancy Dellamaria (530) 242-0134.

Women’s Health Physical Therapy; Redding. Brande Moffatt, MPT, PRPC, offers individualized pelvic floor physical therapy in a safe, supportive & motivating environment. Services include exercise prescriptions for women during pregnancy & postpartum. http://www.brandemoffatt.com. 1822 Buenaventura Blvd., Ste. 103.
(530) 242-1728.

Siskiyou County

Mona Angelini; Mt. Shasta. Certified lactation counselor offering lactation counseling & classes. monamcdowell@yahoo.com or (831) 234-4794.

Shasta Midwives Birth Center, Sue Wolcott, LM, CPM, CLC; Mt. Shasta. Birthing & newborn care classes, childbirth education, lactation consult, Mom & Me gatherings, prenatal massage, prenatal acupuncture & more. http://www.homebirthwaterbirth.com. 703 S. A St. (530) 918-9433.

WIC Breastfeeding Support; Yreka. Free breastfeeding education, support & breast pump loans for WIC clients. (530) 841-2170.

Tehama County

Anne Junge (Butte & Tehama). Certified birth doula offering in-home childbirth education classes to individuals & groups. happypushing.weebly.com. (530) 592-7887.

La Leche League; Red Bluff. International, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization helping moms to breastfeed. Offers monthly meetings & telephone support. Babies & children welcome. D’Lorah, (530) 526-6818. Jula (bilingual en Español), (530) 221-4720.

Maternal Child & Adolescent Health Program. Offers care & guidance to pregnant women residing in Tehama County. Service provided by registered nurses.
tehamacohealthservices.net. (530) 527-6824.

Mother Roots Placenta Encapsulation; serving Butte & Tehama Counties. Amber Dayney, certified independent encapsulation specialist. http://www.motherrootsplacenta.com. (530) 513-4049.

St. Elizabeth Community Hospital; Red Bluff. Offers childbirth classes & educational support after baby is home to make sure parents & infants have a healthy start. dignityhealth.org/stelizabethhospital. 2550 Sister Mary Columba Dr. (530) 529-8000.

Tehama Women’s Health Specialists; Red Bluff. Prenatal support. 2490 Sister Mary Columba Dr. (530) 529-2966.

Updated 3 Oct ’16 LS

 

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North State Parent is a free monthly publication that circulates within five California counties: Butte, Glenn, Shasta, Southern Siskiyou and Tehama. Our pages are filled with family-oriented places to go, services and products geared for women and things to do; a focus on parenting, community, health, education, teens, youth, and much more.

Updated: Oct 3, 2016 @ 11:58 pm