Prenatal, Postpartum & Breastfeeding Support

Also see Family & Community Resource Centers in this section, Health: Obstetricians, Midwives & Doulas, & Health: Hospitals.

La Leche League International: http://www.llli.org; La Leche League of Northern California & Hawaii: http://www.lllnorcal.org

Butte County

Enloe’s Mother & Baby Education Center; Chico. Childbirth classes & workshops to help expectant mothers prepare for birth & to care for their newborns. Breastfeeding support, maternity orientations. Free. http://www.enloe.org/baby 251 Cohabitant Rd. Ste, 120.  (530) 332-3970.

La Leche League; Chico. International, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization offering monthly mother-to-mother support meetings & telephone support. Stacie: (530) 893-2890, Jarynna: (530) 966-5391.

Mother Nurture; Chico. Offers services & products that support pregnancy, childbirth & parenting a new baby, including prenatal & breastfeeding consultations, moms support groups & much more. http://www.mothernurturechico.com 235 Main St. (530) 893-4666.

Serra Heck; Chico. Offers childbirth preparation classes, pre & postnatal yoga, & yoga w/ toddlers & crawlers. http://www.sacredbeginnings.org (530) 321-6477.

The Birthday Place at Feather River Hospital; Paradise. Classes offered include childbirth, infant massage, new parent classes & breastfeeding. Lactation consultant. Midwifery services, water births, & sibling preparation for FRH births. www.frhosp.org/medical/women/index.php 5947 Pentz Rd. (530) 876-baby.

Women, Infants & Children (WIC); Butte County. Offers breastfeeding assistance from a lactation consultant, breastfeeding support groups for expectant & breastfeeding mothers, parenting education, & healthy foods vouchers. Children welcome. Free for low-income moms. Chico & Paradise: (530) 891-2767. Gridley & Oroville: (530) 538-7455.

Shasta County

WIC Breastfeeding Support; Redding. Services offered include childbirth, breastfeeding, lactation support services, breastpump loans/rentals, support groups, resource library & more. Dads welcome. Free. http://www.tinyurl.com/ShastaBreastfeeding 1220 Sacramento St. (530) 299-8441.

La Leche League; Redding. International, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization helping breastfeeding moms. Monthly meetings & telephone support. Babies & children welcome. Kim (530) 549-4675, Jula (en Español): (530) 221-4720.

Luna Bodywork Studio & Northstate Pre & Post; Redding. Offers massage & body treatments including skilled prenatal & mom-with-newborn massage. Also offers lactation education, belly casting, workshops for mom, dad & baby, & natural mom & baby products. http://www.lunanurtures.com (530) 356-0477 or (530) 356-2843.

Mercy Medical Center Maternity Center; Redding. Childbirth preparation classes, Breastfeeding Basics class, infant toddler safety classes, low/no cost car seat program, Mercy Medical Center maternity tours. Classes are free & open to parents, grandparents & caregivers. http://redding.mercy.org (530) 246-3729.

Siskiyou County

Donna Bringenberg. Parent education, prenatal & postpartum education & support, birthing classes, birth couples consultation & mediation, birth art facilitator. (530) 926-5505. 

Public Health Department Breastfeeding Services; Yreka. Breastfeeding support and education, breast pump loan programs. 810 S. Main St. Offers breastfeeding support. (530) 841-2123.

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

Tehama County

La Leche League; Red Bluff. International, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization helping moms to breastfeed. Monthly meetings (2nd Thurs) & telephone support. Babies & children welcome. Jennifer (530) 347-0562, D’Lorah (530) 527-6818, Jula (en Español) (530) 221-4720.

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

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Updated: Jun 26, 2011 @ 3:45 pm