Weekly & Monthly Breastfeeding Events in Long Beach

*** Please use the contact information provided for each listing to confirm the event is actually happening before you head over. Sometimes events are cancelled last minute and we don’t want you to be left hanging!

WEEKLY Lactation Clinics & Breastfeeding Support Groups in Long Beach

MONDAY

  • Outpatient Lactation Clinic @ Miller Children’s Hospital – 8:00am-4:00pm                  Last appointment is 3pm. Must call for appointment: (562) 933-2779 or (562) 933-8081 (M, W, F)

TUESDAY

  • Lactation Clinic with Susan Orr, IBCLC @ Columbia Pediatrics – 9:00am             Small group setting. $20 check or cash. Must call to ensure space: (562) 427-3782 (T, Th)
  • “Nurturing the New You” Support Group with @ Memorial Medical Center – 10:00am-12noon. Free parent support group led by health professionals Tara & Emma. Registration encouraged but not required. Please call 1-800-MEMORIAL, Emma (562) 208-2279, or Tara (562) 650-0474  ***Please note this support group focused on the transitions into parenthood. Breastfeeding is a recurrent topic, but not the sole focus.

WEDNESDAY

  • Outpatient Lactation Clinic @ Miller Children’s Hospital – 8:00am-4:00pm                  Last appointment is 3pm. Must call for appointment: (562) 933-2779 or (562) 933-8081 (M, W, F)

THURSDAY

  • Lactation Clinic with Susan Orr, IBCLC @ Columbia Pediatrics – 9:00am             Small group setting. $20 check or cash. Must call to ensure space: (562) 427-3782 (T, Th)

FRIDAY

  • Outpatient Lactation Clinic @ Miller Children’s Hospital – 8:00am-4:00pm                  Last appointment is 3pm. Must call for appointment: (562) 933-2779 or (562) 933-8081 (M, W, F)
  • Granola Babies Breastfeeding Support Group @ Beach Cities Midwifery 10-11:30am Free mother-to-mother support led by a certified lactation educator (CLE). Expectant and nursing mother welcome, as well as young toddlers and children. No men allowed, please. Call (562) 206-4763 or email <moonval119@me.com> for more information.

SATURDAY

  • Lactation Clinic @ Baby Awareness Studio – 9:00am-12noon                                One-on-one appointments with Sandra Davis- Hathaway, IBCLC or Christina Rodriguez, IBCLC (rotating). $30 for one hour. Walk-ins OK or call for appointment: (562) 674-8500  // www.facebook.com/BabyAwarenessStudio
  • Breastfeeding Support Group @ Baby Awareness Studio – 12noon-1:00pm Donation-based, childcare available on-site. Please call (562) 674-8500

*** St.Mary’s Medical Center also offers lactation help. Please contact them to find out their weekly offerings: 1-888-478-6279 or (562) 491-9218 or (562) 491-9916

MONTHLY Lactation Clinics & Breastfeeding Support Groups in Long Beach

  • La Leche League of Long Beach Breastfeeding Support Group meets twice monthly – 2nd Tuesday (morning meeting), and 4th Wednesday (evening meeting). Meetings are free and run by La Leche League leaders. Morning meetings start at 9:30am are mothers and babies/children only (no men), and held in the 90802 zip code. Evening meetings start at 7:00pm in the 90712 zip code. Evening meetings are open to dads/male partners. Please call (562) 804-8725 for more information and exact meeting locations.
  • Breastfeeding Support Group @ Tiny ecoUrbanite meets select Tuesdays, 11:30am.  Free. As of yet, no CLE has been secured but please call (562) 668-7914 for updated information. //  www.tinyecourbanite.com

ONLINE Breastfeeding Community in Long Beach

Breastfeeding Support Group for Long Beach Area Moms – Please see link below. You must have a Facebook account. Requests to be added to the group are quickly vetted by group administrators. This is a very active group at all times of the day and night. This is a mother-to-mother (no men allowed) breastfeeding-centric positive support group that is well-monitored. Post any and all breastfeeding-related questions, concerns, and stories. https://www.facebook.com/groups/204462633013108/    

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Welcome! Hi, we’re new here.

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“Airport Nurse-In” (2009) by Erin Currier.   www.erincurrierfineart.com

Hello and welcome to the new site LONG BEACH BREASTFEEDS. If you plan to breastfeed, are breastfeeding, or are a breastfeeding advocate in Long Beach, California – this is the place for you. We hope to connect breastfeeding mothers and families with local breastfeeding resources, and with each other.

For more information about this site and who we are, please visit the ABOUT page.

To jump in and see what Long Beach’s breastfeeding community has to offer, please visit our RESOURCE GUIDE page.

Every week, there are events going on in our community for breastfeeding mothers. Please check out the “Upcoming Events” scroll to the right. We’re working on getting a dedicated calendar page up that ideally will look like a more traditional calendar (think Google format).

More things to come, so please bookmark this page. Your feedback and participation are totally welcome! It’s OUR community!

Finally, please connect with our sister groups on Facebook:

Latch & Link Long Beach  –  public page sharing local events & articles, stemming from “Latch & Link Long Beach: Community Fair Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week” held on August 3, 2013

Breastfeeding Support for Long Beach Area Moms  –  private moderated group, request to be added

Thanks for visiting! Stay tuned. Go to one of those events over there on the right ——->.
See you on Facebook.
Or somewhere in the LBC.
Relax and breastfeed – you’re doing great.