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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

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
Facebook: Breastfeeding Momma's Group
Services: Video calls are an option for breastfeeding support.

United Health Centers, WIC

Contact: Kathleen Harriss, RD, IBCLC
Phone: 559-638-3949

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.

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.

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.

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.

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):
World Health Organization (WHO):
Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine:

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.