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Women, Infants, and Children                                         (530) 582-7803
10075 Levon Way #207, Truckee

www.wicworks.ca.gov

Group classes, one-on‐one support from a peer counselor or lactation specialist, and/or loan of a breast pump.
COST: FREE for income-eligible individuals.

 

Eligibility:   Click here to see if you’re eligible

Breastfeeding Support Group                                             (530) 582-3247

10710 Donner Pass Road, Truckee                                                 

www.tfhd.com

 

Thursdays 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

“Hands on” help for new moms and their infants. Classes taught by Registered Nurses and International Board Certified Lactation Consultants

 

This informal class will help you learn about: 

  • Proper breastfeeding and “latch on” techniques

  • Positioning your infant

  • Sore nipples and engorgement

  • Increasing your milk supply

  • Breast pumps and nipple shields

  • Postpartum and parenting issues

  • Going back to work

  • Infant nutrition

 

La Leche League of Truckee                                                 (530) 550-8974

All women interested in breastfeeding are encouraged to attend group meetings regardless of membership status. Babies are always welcome.

For more information visit the LLL of Truckee website

The local contact for this group is nikki_willis@charter.net.

Mama Talk                                                                                   (530) 546-0952

N. Tahoe Community House 

265 Bear Street, Kings Beach, CA 96143

Tuesdays 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Spanish available)     

Breastfeeding Intro Class (Offered through Truckee WIC)                 
10075 Levon Ave, Suite 202A

2nd Tuesday of each month at 10:00 a.m.

Kings Beach WIC                                                                     (530) 546-7982  265 Bear Street, Kings Beach

Call for appointment

 

Ongoing Breastfeeding support, or acute early breastfeeding

Truckee WIC                                                                                                (530) 277-3851

Call for appointment

Office hours: Tuesdays and Fridays at WIC from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.  

Will go out to home in cases of no transportation or acute medical need

Kings Beach WIC                                                                                         (530) 546-7982

Call for appointment

Either morning or afternoon hours every day except Wednesday.     

Must come to office, no HV available

Placer County Nurses                                                                                 (530) 546-1985

Hilary Bayliss or Keri Gonsalves, both RN, BSN, PHN

Will see people in office or at home. 

Emergency Support: Women and Family Center At Tahoe Forest        (530) 582-3280
10121 Pine Avenue, Truckee 

Mothers with urgent concerns may call. Nurses staff the phone 24/7 for after-hours support. Come in to be seen.  Free.

Infant/Child CPR & First Aid

Teaching Tahoe: Pediatric CPR and first aid                  (530) 448-6632

The course is designed to meet the regulatory and credentialed training requirements for child care workers in all 50 states.  This course teaches basic first aid, CPR, and AED skills for children.

California Poison Control Hotline                                    (800) 222-1222

Provides immediate, free and expert treatment advice and referral over the telephone in case of exposure to poisonous or toxic substances. Pharmacists, physicians, nurses answer the calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Language interpreters available.

 

 

 

Car Seats & Infant Safety

National Highway Safety Administration 
http://www.nhtsa.gov/Safety/CPS

Information on child car safety, car seat selection, car seat recalls, correct car seat installation, videos, a buying guide, state laws, and a zip code searchable database for local child car seat inspection stations. Also, info and videos in Spanish.

California Highway Patrol                                                     (530) 582-7570

10077 State Route 89 South, Truckee

www.chp.ca.gov/programs-services/programs/child-safety-seats

 

text4baby Text Support

The country's first free, health education program in the form of text messages with timely tips and expert advice sent directly to the cell phones of pregnant women and new moms. To receive weekly text messages, helping you to your due date or baby's birth date through your baby’s first year, just text "BABY" (or “BEBE” for Spanish) to 511411.

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Susan Duffey Smith
Supervisor Truckee Office

10075 Levon Ave. 201C
Truckee, CA 96161
(530) 265- 9550 Ext. 301

susan@caofnc.org
 

Breastfeeding Support

 
 
 
 200 Providence Mine Road, Suite 210     Nevada City, CA  95959     (530) 265-9550