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2020 BF Resource PDFBelow are breastfeeding resources that offer breastfeeding support during the coronavirus (COVID-19). Please contact each agency for specific questions regarding their services as resources are constantly changing.

*Last Updated: 7/17/2020

Breastfeeding Guidance from the CDC

If you are sick and choose to breastfeed, wear a face mask and wash your hands before each feeding.

Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

*Note: All WIC and breastfeeding support services are provided by phone. For a breast pump, participants must enroll by phone prior to pick up.

Clinica Sierra Vista, WIC

Contact: Melissa Robles, DN, IBCLC 
Phone: 559-457-5828
Website: www.clinicasierravista.org

Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission (EOC),WICBXP61600m

Contact: Julie Casillas, RD, IBCLC 
Phone: 559-263-1162 
Hours: M-F 8:30am-7pm and Sat 10am-2pm
Website: https://fresnoeoc.org/wic/breastfeeding/
Facebook: Breastfeeding Momma's Group     http://www.facebook.com/groups/FresnoEOCWICbf
Services: Video calls are an option for breastfeeding support.

United Health Centers, WIC

Contact: Kathleen Harriss, RD, IBCLC
Phone: 559-638-3949
Website: https://unitedhealthcenters.org/main/

Hospitals with Breastfeeding Support

Adventist Health-Reedley Hospital

Contact: Robin Heyde-McCoy, RN, IBCLC / Noreen Siebenaler, RN, IBCLC
Phone: 559-391-3985
Address: 372 W. Cypress Ave., Reedley, CA 93654
Services: In-person scheduled appointments and phone counseling services are available. Clients are encouraged to call by phone to schedule an appointment.
Website: https://www.adventisthealth.org/reedley/

Community Regional Medical Center - Mother's Resource Center

Contact: Suzanne Stipe, IBCLC
Phone: 559-459-6288
Address: 2210 E. Illinois Ave., St. 103, Fresno, CA 93701
Services: In-person, voice and video calls are available. If coming for an in-person appointment, clients will be screened. No other children allowed except mom and 1 support person. Breastfeeding ABC classes are available and limited to a small group.
Website: https://www.communitymedical.org/

Kaiser Permanente Hospital

Mother Infant Lactation Clinic (MILC)
Contact: Vicki Avakian, RN, IBCLC
Phone: 559-448-5881
Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Address: 4785 N. First St., 3rd Floor, Fresno, CA 93726
Services: Lactation clinic is open by appointment. If coming in for in-service, mom and 1 support person allowed, however clients are encouraged to schedule appointments via phone. All prenatal, breastfeeding, and group visits are suspended at this time.
Website: www.kp.org

Saint Agnes Medical Center, The Plaza

Lactation Support Services
Contact: Cathy Seeto, RN, IBCLC
Phone: 559-450-5210
Address: 1303 E. Herndon Ave., Fresno, CA 93720
Services: Lactation support is available by phone and by video counseling. Secure conversation via lactation telehealth is provided. One-on-one breastfeeding counseling, Bundle of Joy classes and Stork Tours are suspended at this time.
Website: https://www.samc.com/

Saint Agnes Medical Center is sponsoring a Central Valley Virtual Breastmilk Drive hosted by Mother's Milk Bank of San Jose. Click here for more details.

Helpful Websites:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): https://www.cdc.gov/
World Health Organization (WHO): https://www.who.int/
Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine: https://www.bfmed.org/

Breastfeeding Support

La Leche League of Fresno 

Phone: 559-426-5553
Services: All in-person meetings have been canceled until further notice. Group and peer support are available via video calls.
Website: http://www.lllfresno.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/La-Leche-League-of-Fresno-268532926524698/