Resources and Links
All of the hospitals have lactation consultants that will visit you in your hospital room after your babies are born. Take this opportunity to ask questions and get support while you are at the hospital.
After you and the babies are released from the hospital, you can get additional support from the following places:
- Community Regional Medical Center
Mother’s Resource Center
Community Physician’s Center
110 N. Valeria
Fresno, CA 93701
- Kaiser Permanente
Mother Infant Lactation Clinic (MILC)
7300 N. Fresno St.
Fresno, CA 93720
After hours: 559-448-4555
- Saint Agnes Medical Center
Outpatient Breastfeeding Clinic
1111 E. Spruce Avenue (one block north of the hospital)
Fresno, CA 93730
- La Leche League of Fresno County
Monthly meetings and peer support for breastfeeding mothers
Leader Referral Line (559) 265-3301
- Lisa Gartin RN CLEC LCCE CD (DONA)
In-home Lactation services
Group and Individual Breastfeeding Classes
- Gena Kirby
Peer Breastfeeding Counselor
email or website
General Breastfeeding Websites
Kellymom Breastfeeding & Parenting
This website provides researched-based information and advice related to breastfeeding. It has a great search engine that will help you quickly find information and articles on a variety of topics.
Information about breastfeeding and pumping, including how dad can be involved and support breastfeeding.
Ask Dr. Sears
A variety of information on topics ranging from the benefits of breastfeeding, dealing with problems, working while breastfeeding, breastfeeding twins, and taking medications while breastfeeding.
Fresno County Breastfeeding Resource Directory 2004
This publication by the Babies First Breastfeeding Task Force has information and resources to help nursing mother’s in our area.
Breastfeeding Twins Websites
Breastfeeding More Than One
Information about breastfeeding twins and links to more resources.
Breastfeeding Twins and Triplets
Information about preparing for a multiple birth and taking steps to facilitate breastfeeding early on. Includes some pictures for nursing positions with twins.
Karen Kerkhoff Gromada Photos
Pictures of twins who are being nursing together. This website also has additional information about breastfeeding twins.
La Leche League Information about Breastfeeding Twins
Information about getting support, starting to breastfeed twins and tips for life with twins.
Nursing Positions for Twins
Diagrams and pictures showing how you can breastfeed twins at the same time.
- How Weaning Happens by Diane Bengson
- Mothering Multiples: Breastfeeding and Caring for Twins by Karen Kerkhoff Gromada
- The Nursing Mother’s Companion by Kathleen Huggins
- The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding from La Leche League
- So That’s What They’re For! By Janet Tamaro