Resources

Santa Barbara has many resources to help you reach your breastfeeding goals. Please contact any of the resources below for breastfeeding and parenting questions and support.

Breastfeeding help:

La Leche League of Santa Barbara Warm-line Tel: 805-270-3321

The Lactation Center at Cottage Hospital Warm-line Tel: 805-569-7826

“Mother’s Circle” at Cottage Hospital, Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 pm

Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) in private practice who offer home visits (fee-based):

  • Virginia Bobro: (805) 729-6670
  • Sandra Jansen: (805) 681-0917
  • Kathy Klammer: (805) 722-2492

“Welcome Every Baby” (WEB) Program:

  • Northern SB County: 805-922-5459
  • Southern SB County: 805-898-2229

Santa Barbara WIC

Parenting:

Please check this local directory for other parenting resources in Santa Barbara.

Links and resources:

Jack Newman
KellyMom
Low Milk Supply support
Eats on Feets (informal milk sharing)
Tongue Tie (Dr. Ghaheri)
Dental issues + breastfeeding (including cavities, tongue-tie)
http://brianpalmerdds.com/
Baby-Friendly Hospital info
https://www. babyfriendlyusa.org/
Jessica Barton’s blog and videos
http:// santabarbaralactation.com/
Resource list for Medications while breastfeeding
http://www. breastfeedingonline.com/meds. shtml
Breast Compression
Hands on pumping
APNO (all purpose nipple ointment)
Hand expression
Good position/latch
Milk blister/bleb
Colds
General links
Paced bottlefeeding
Thrush
Mastitis
Allergy/elimination diet
Sore nipples: older baby
Milk sharing
Vitamin D supplementation
Teething
Nursing strike
D-MER

 

 

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