Breast Feeding Support
One of the best things that only you can do for your baby is breastfeed, and at St. Jude Medical Center, we specialize in helping new moms gain the skills and confidence to be successful. The first hour after birth is often an ideal time to begin breastfeeding and bonding with your baby. Our highly experienced staff will be there to guide you, answer your questions, and help make your early efforts successful.
Once you've gone home, we offer a breastfeeding helpline, where you can speak with a certified lactation nurse, enroll in our breastfeeding workshops, or schedule a one-on-one breastfeeding consultation. Our lactation experts are just a phone call away, whether you just have a question or need help with a specific problem. Contact the St. Jude Breastfeeding Helpline at 714-626-8528.
Breastfeeding and cannabis
Consuming cannabis (marijuana, weed, pot, etc.) can affect the health of your baby and is not recommended for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, or who plan to become pregnant soon. Here are some important facts you should know.
Private breastfeeding consultations
In the comfort of a private setting for you and your spouse or support partner, you will meet with our Certified Lactation Consultant who will help you work through the early problems associated with breastfeeding. The lactation nurse will observe as you nurse your baby, address any problems or concerns, and develop a personalized plan of care. Private Breastfeeding Consultations are held at 101 E. Valencia Mesa Dr., Fullerton, CA 92835. To schedule a private lactation consultation, please call 714-446-5622.
Breast pump rentals and supplies
These items may be a covered benefit. Please contact your health plan.
OC Medical Supply
755 N. Euclid Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92801
Hours: Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sat, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
- Medela Symphony or Lactina pumps: $80/month
- Accessory kit is extra. Accepts cash or credit card
Mon Beau Bebe
6226 Irvine Blvd
Irvine, CA 92620
Hours: Mon-Sat, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Sun, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- $75/month + $250 deposit
- $55.99 for kit
Citrus Valley/West Covina
Emanate Health-Queen of the Valley
1115 S Sunset Ave.
West Covina, CA 91790
- $55/month + $55 deposit
- $45 for kit
Allied Medical Supply
424 South Main St. Suite M
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Medela Symphony - Hospital Grade: $85/month + $100 deposit
St. Joseph’s Stork Stop Boutique
363 S. Main St. #100 (first floor, near Stewart Dr.)
Orange, CA 92868
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sat, 8:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
- Call ahead of time to verify machines are available to rent
- Medela Symphony: $25.86/week or $75.43/month
- Medela Lactina: $22+ tax/week or $64+ tax/month
- Mom will need to provide own starter kit or buy for $60 + tax
American Medical Enterprises Inc. (AME Inc.)
12505 Lambert Rd.
Whittier, CA 90606
Hours: Mon-Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sat, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Medela Symphony: $35/month
- Medela Lactina: $87.50/month
- Kits sold separately for $10