Breastfeeding Support Groups

BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT BEGINS BEFORE YOU EVEN GIVE BIRTH. ALL THESE CLASSES ARE FREE, NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED, AND DROP-INS ARE WELCOME. TOPIC EXAMPLES ARE BASIC BREASTFEEDING HOLDS, NORMAL INFANT BREASTFEEDING PATTERNS, BREASTFEEDING WHILE RETURNING TO WORK, AND SO MUCH MORE. CALL OR GO ONLINE TO GET MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THESE CLASSES AND TO REGISTER.


LA LECHE LEAGUE: Breastfeeding Support Group    

805.242.2294

EVERY THURSDAY MORNING from 10-11am, Meetings rotate between The Santa Lucia Birth Center in San Luis Obispo, grover heights park in Grover Beach, Santa Maria Valley Youth and Family center, and holistic midwifery care in atascadero.  JOIN THEM FOR MOTHER-TO-MOTHER SHARING FACILITATED BY AN ACCREDITED LA LECHE LEAGUE LEADER.

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GROWING WITH BABY: Two Breastfeeding Support Groups

805-543-6988

1st one is Every Wednesday 10-11am and is for everyone  1230 MARSH ST., SAN LUIS OBISPO

2nd is The first and third Sat of the month from 11-12pm. This group is geared toward working moms and moms with more than one child. However, all moms are welcome to attend. Topics discussed will include working and breastfeeding, how to handle parenthood with more than one child, how to deal with the witching hour, baby wearing, etc.please call first. 1230 marsh st., san luis obispo

these free support group are facilitated by a lactation consultant who can answer your questions and offer encouragement. these groups fill up fast so arrive early. weight checks available.

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SANTA LUCIA BIRTH CENTR: Support Group

805-548-0606

4th Thursday of every month 2-3pm and is for everyone.

 4251 S. Higuera St, Suite 300, San luis obispo, ca 93401

A new mama baby support group has started at the Santa Lucia birth center the 4th Thursday of every month at 2:00. Every meeting includes a counselor and a lactation consultant. Free and open to the public.

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TWIN CITIES COMMUNITY HOSPITAL: Newborn Support Group

805.434.4644

EVERY MONDAY 9:30-10:30AM. 3RD FLOOR WAITING ROOM, 1100 LAS TABLAS RD., TEMPLETON, CA.

THIS GROUP IS A CASUAL ENVIRONMENT OF SUPPORT FOR BABIES AND THEIR PARENTS. THIS WEEKLY GROUP IS ONGOING AND INCLUDES; WEIGHT CHECKS, HEALTH INFORMATION, AND Q&A SESSIONS WITH A LACTATION CONSULTANT. COME AND ASK QUESTIONS, MEET OTHER MOTHERS, AND SHARE YOUR INFANT WITH US.

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TWIN CITIES COMMUNITY HOSPITAL:                                              Navigating Motherhood: Birth & Beyond

805.434.4644

EVERY thursday 9:30-11:00AM. 3RD FLOOR WAITING ROOM, 1100 LAS TABLAS RD., TEMPLETON, CA.

Whether you are a first time mom or an experienced mom with a growing family, this group is designed for women who need support making the emotional transition to motherhood. the group is facilitated by a licensed clinical social worker and a registered nurse from twin cities' birth and baby center. come meet and talk with other new mothers who are adjusting to life after baby and receive some mother to mother support during this challenging time. classes & support groups  are complimentary and no registration required.

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TWIN CITIES COMMUNITY HOSPITAL: Back to Work for the Breastfeeding Mother

805.434.4965

Tuesday 6:30-8:30pM, pre-registration is requested here or call 805-434-4965

Founders Pavilion - Morgan Conference Room, 1220 Las Tablas Road, Templeton, CA

Lead by Yvonne Hoffman, a Registered Nurse and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, this class offers support and education for returning to work and successfully continuing to breastfeed your child.

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TWIN CITIES COMMUNITY HOSPITAL: Navigating Fatherhood

805.434.4644

First Sat of every month 10:00-11:30aM, 3RD FLOOR WAITING ROOM, 1100 LAS TABLAS RD., TEMPLETON, CA.

wanting a support group for dads? needing help in coping with a new baby, a tired mother and how to juggle work? are you feeling overwhelmed? is this really what you signed up for? this may be just the group for you. you are welcome to come with your gal and baby, or come alone. no registration necessary.

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FRENCH HOSPITAL BREASTFEEDING CLINIC: Baby Hour

805.541.2229

Every Monday 10:30-11:30am.  FRENCH HOSPITAL: Education Pavilion, Urology Classroom, 1911 JOHNSON AVE.,  SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA , San Luis Obispo, CA

JOIN A LACTATION CONSULTANT AND OTHER NURSING MOTHERS FOR THIS FREE WEEKLY BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUP AS they DISCUSS TOPICS RELATED TO BREASTFEEDING AND PARENTHOOD. THERE WILL BE TIME TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS AND ADDRESS YOUR CONCERNS. MOTHERS AND BABIES ARE WELCOME; NO NEED TO REGISTER.

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SIERRA VISTA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER: Breastfeeding 360

805.546.7939

EVERY THURSDAY 11-12PM. 2nd Floor Pyhsical Therapy gym, 1010 murray ave., SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA

A comprehensive support group for the encouragement of a successful and rewarding breastfeeding experience. the goal of the group is to foster an environment to meet your individual breastfeeding goals and to provide an opportunity for open discussion with lactation specialists and other new mothers. please bring your own breastfeeding pillow.

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SIERRA VISTA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER: NICU Support Group

805.546.7708

EVERY THURSDAY 12-1PM. 2nd Floor Pyhsical Therapy gym, 1010 murray ave., SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA

Find support from other parents who have shared your experience and learn valuable information from our team of medical professionals. Topics often covered during the meetings include: adjusting at home, managing sleep, postpartum depression, family communication and feeding issues. All NICU parents and families with complicated deliveries are welcome.

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When you hold a child to your breast to nurse, the curve of the little head echoes exactly the curve of the breast it suckles, as though this new person truly mirrors the flesh from which it sprang.
— Diana Gabaldon, Dragonfly in Amber