Fresno County Breastfeeding Resource Directory

 Below are local breastfeeding resources that offer support during a mother's feeding journey. Please contact each agency for specific questions regarding their services, as resources are constantly changing.

Tips for Breastfeeding Moms

The Breastfeeding Task Force has created a short video on Self-Care Tips for Breastfeeding Moms in celebration of National Breastfeeding Month in August. Check out the video on the Fresno County Breastfeeding Coalition Facebook Page:

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Breastfeeding Laws 

Lactation Accommodation in California Schools

Provide reasonable accommodations to a lactating pupil on a school campus to express breast milk, breastfeed an infant child, or address other needs related to breastfeeding (Education C

ode 222) (AB 302, AB 2785). Click here on steps to file a complaint and Know Your Rights.

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A mother may breastfeed her child in any location, public or private, except the private home or residence of another (AB 157).

California Lactation Accommodation “Break Time for Nursing Moms”

Employers shall provide enough break time and a proper space for a breastfeeding mother to pump breast milk until her baby is 1 year old (AB 1025). To file a complaint or for more information, call: (559) 244-5340

Health Plans

*Note: Contact your health insurance provider for a breast pump and available support services.

Anthem Blue Cross

Breastfeeding Support Hotline: 1-800-231-2999 
Language: English, Spanish, Hmong

CalViva Health

Member Line: 1-888-893-1569 (TTY: 711)  
Language: English, Spanish, Hmong

Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

*Note: Eligibility requirements apply. Services include consultation, peer counselors, education classes and provides rental breast pumps. 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),WIC

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 

Note: Fees may apply. Please check with your healthcare plan for service coverage

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Contact: Robin Heyde-McCoy, RNC, 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. Inpatient consultation only.

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: Consultations*, breastfeeding classes**-private and small group, sell/rent breast pumps, breastfeeding products for purchase, Milk Bank donations, and support clubs

*Consultations: A $45 fee is due at the time of the first consultation. Follow-up consultations are $15 each. Special consideration will be given for those who can't afford this service.

**Classes: There is a $25 fee for each private, one-hour class. Group breastfeeding classes are free. Call (559) 459-2423 to register for available classes. 

Kaiser Permanente Hospital

Pediatric Outpatient Lactation Clinic
Phone: 559-448-2299
Hours: Saturday and Sunday 8:30AM-12PM (Fresno Medical Office) and Monday-Friday 8:30AM-12:30PM (Clovis Medical Office) 
Address: 4785 N. First St., 3rd Floor, Fresno, CA 93726
Services: Available to Kaiser Members only. Outpatient consultations. Breastfeeding support and consultation available over the phone or in person. 
Website: Fresno Lactation Clinic - Kaiser Permanente

Saint Agnes Medical Center, The Plaza

Lactation Support Services
Contact: Cathyrn Herrin, RNC-MNN, IBCLC or Cathy Seeto, RN, BSN, 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. 

Breastfeeding Support

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Phone:(559) 426-5553
Facebook Page: La Leche League of Fresno
Services*: Breastfeeding Support by phone/text/email/Facebook, 2 Monthly Support Group Meetings (currently virtual)
*Services are free

Independent Consultants

*Note: Fees may apply.

Mom's Breast Friend-Lactation Services 

Contact: Ashley Lopez, CLS
Phone: (559) 618-1003
Services: Education Classes, Support Groups, Home Visits 

Tess Johnson Lactation Services

Phone: (559) 905-6635
Services: Consultation, Education Classes, Support Groups, Home Visits, Breast Pumps

Breastfeeding Apps (free)

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Birth & Beyond (Global Health Media)

Breastfeeding videos:



Breastfeeding friendly spaces by location:



Free text messages to track baby's health:


Fresno County Breastfeeding Coalition (FCBC)

 FC_BreastfeedingCoalition_Blue Logo.png  Vision: Fresno County Families Breastfeed/Chestfeed.

 Mission: The mission of the Fresno County Breastfeeding Coalition is to empower families to successfully meet their breastfeeding/chestfeeding goals through advocacy, education, and promotion. 

 FCBC hosts an annual Breastfeeding Awareness Walk every year in August. More information on the 2024 celebration coming soon! 

 Our Coalition meets quarterly with all members to discuss upcoming events, policies, education, resources, and more. To become a member please email 



Helpful Websites

 *Last Updated: 2/9/2024