Community Breastfeeding Resources

Find your care

If you are a new patient seeking prenatal care, please call 310-794-7274. If you are an established patient and need to reach labor and delivery, call 310-825-9111 for the BirthPlace Westwood or 424-259-8250 for the BirthPlace Santa Monica.

Los Angeles County Community Breastfeeding & Parenting Resources 

Breastfeeding Resource Guide:  BreastfeedLA.org

818Breastfeeds.org: https://www.818breastfeeds.org/

La Leche League: llli.org

Breastfeeding USA   Https://breastfeedingusa.org/


Black and African American Centered Resources:

Martin Luther King Jr. Outpatient Lactation Clinic

Community Lactation Clinic - Free breastfeeding/lactation services- no insurance or referral needed

Bilirubin/jaundice check, comprehensive resources and breast pump support, help with BF challenges, latching issues, milk supply, mommy support groups, nutrition for mom and baby, support with low weight/small and premature babies

Hours:  Monday to Friday 8 am - 4 pm    Clinic Call Center (scheduling): (424) 529-6755

Support Circles & Education

CinnaMoms

Support circles in 9 WIC affiliated locations with high population of African American families. Circles discuss life, health, and breastfeeding.

Email contact info @ [email protected] will respond in 24-hrs.

Soul Food for Your Baby

 Community breastfeeding support targeting African American families. Emphasizes cultural connection to BF and links nursing to the experience, history, and legacy of members of the African American Diaspora. Classes, focus groups, and support groups.

NICU Support

Mighty Little Giants

Support, education, and encouragement for parents experiencing pre-term deliveries and long stays in NICU.

Hand to Hold

Education, and encouragement for parents experiencing pre-term deliveries and long stays in NICU.

Prenatal & Postpartum Services

Black Maternal Health Center of Excellence   

Full service MCH programming led by black and POC community midwives using a reproductive justice framework. (323) 563-4800

Additional Resources

Better Together Guide

Comprehensive support resources for African-American moms and families during and after pregnancy.

Black Infants and Families Los Angeles

LA County resources from a coalition of organizations striving to end Black maternal and infant mortality and promote joyous births and positive outcomes for families.


Hispanic and Latina/o/x  Centered Community Resources

New Familia Health Support Services

Holistic, mother-centered supportive services in areas of prenatal, nutrition, mental health, breastfeeding, gestational diabetes. English & Spanish.  

English Breastfeeding: Tues @ 7pm & Fri @ 1:30pm

Spanish Breastfeeding: Thurs @ 7pm

AAPI Centered Lactation Resources

Baby Café at the Dede Diner - Virtual support group  Instagram: @dededinerbabycafe

Community space for breast/chestfeeding support where the Filipino experience is centered. Hosted by the Asian & Pacific Islander Breastfeeding Task Force. All are welcome

Friday 7-9PM

AAPI Breastfeeding Taskforce

Meetings occur the 4th Wednesday bimonthly from 12PM – 2PM.


Jewish Family Community Resources

LA jBabies

Cohorted postpartum family groups in Greater Los Angeles. Connect with other LA Jewish families with babies born in the same 3-4 months. Engage/connect, build community, learn from experts. All are welcome.