University of California, Riverside

Human Resources

Breastfeeding Resources

UC Medical Plans

UC's medical plans have resources including nurselines, counselors and online programs to help you if you have questions about breastfeeding. Effective Jan. 1, 2013, breastfeeding support, supplies and counseling are available at no cost.

Breastfeeding Center at Riverside Community Hospital

The Breastfeeding Center is open to the mommies in the community, regardless where you deliver, offering support to any mother and baby having challenges.

California Breastfeeding Coalition

The California Breastfeeding Coalition (CBC), formed in May 2003, serves as an umbrella organization for the 43 regional breastfeeding coalitions located throughout California. The CBC aims, through collaborative efforts, to create a more healthful California through the promotion and support of breastfeeding.

La Leche League International

Their mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.

Loving Support

The Loving Support Breastfeeding program supports the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation that mothers exclusively breastfeed their babies without supplements for the first six months and to continue breastfeeding for a minimum of one year.  The Loving Support Breastfeeding Program provides:

  • support, encouragement and assistance to all new mothers in order to make breastfeeding successful.
  • services to all Riverside County residents
  • toll-free, bilingual helpline available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide support and assistance. Staffed by certified lactation educators and lactation consultants

CDC - Breastfeeding

CDC is committed to increasing breastfeeding rates throughout the United States and to promoting and supporting optimal breastfeeding practices toward the ultimate goal of improving the public's health.

UC Davis: Human Lactation Center

The UC Davis Human Lactation Center provides a focal point for communication among researchers, clinicians, policy-makers and educators to assure that the latest research-based information is made available to those working with women and their infants. The center aims also to foster communication and collaboration among faculty and other professionals interested in research related to human lactation, infant feeding, and maternal and child nutrition.

US Department of Health and Human Services

Breastfeeding Tips and Resources available along with healthy pregnancy and children's health information

Eat Healthy While Breastfeeding

Find out how to get the nutrients you and your baby need


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