Women, Infants, and Children                                               (530) 265-1454
988 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley 


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

The Nest                                                         (530) 637­‐7411 / (530) NEST-411

107 West Main St., Grass Valley 

www.thenestnevadacity.com / thenestnevadacity@gmail.com

Prenatal Breastfeeding and Newborn Care Class: This is a 3-­hour class.
COST: $40

Friday Breastfeeding Circle: An open forum to get questions answered or make sure things are going well. Also open to pregnant women and moms who are bottle feeding. A calibrated scale is available to weigh baby.

Milk and Honey:  A weekly group for moms with babies 0­-18 months old to check in, swap stories, and learn from one another. A monthly community guest speaker will present.  COST: $5 donation requested

Lactation Consultations: Available 7 days a week by appointment. Hygeia breast pumps available for rent and sale.

La Leche League of Nevada County                                   (530) 263­‐8025

Monthly meetings for pregnant women and moms with nurslings. Details at La Leche
League of Nevada County on Facebook or contact group coordinators:   Tiffany Netherby at
Tiffany.netherby@gmail.com or
Jessica Miessler at

Individual Lactation Consultants


Katie   Damota,   MAS,   IBCLC                                                            (530) 637-­‐8411 


Holistic Breastfeeding and postpartum support as well as postpartum doula care.
COST: Call for info


Arly   Helm,   IBCLC                                                                      (530) 271‐BABY



Private practitioner Lactation Consultant.
COST: Call for info.

Kris Jessen­‐Mather, PNP, IBCLC at Sierra Care Pediatrics              (530) 272­‐9780

Western Sierra Medical Clinic                                                        (530) 274-9762

Breastfeeding Mothers’ Support Group: Lactation Support available by appointment.
COST: call for info

Infant/Child CPR & First Aid

The Nest                                                                    (530) NEST‐411
107 West Main St. Grass Valley 

www.thenestnevadacity.com / thenestnevadacity@gmail.com

A 3­‐hour CPR training for parents, caregivers and professionals working with babies and children, plus additional 3­‐hour training and certification in Infant/Child First Aid. Offered quarterly.
COST: Call for current schedule and cost

Nevada County Superintendent of Schools           (530) 478‐6400 x201
112 Nevada City Hwy, Nevada City


Program is designed for all administrators, coaches, physical educators, teachers, instructional aides, and secretaries responsible for CPR/AED/First Aid in schools. 

COST: $45.00 and must be paid at the time you attend your skills demo session 

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital                                      (530) 274-6108
155 Glasson Way, Grass Valley

Family and Friends CPR/First Aid at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital offers a 3­hour CPR/First Aid class four times a year that covers infants and children up to 8 years of age. Call for class schedule.
COST: $5 and preregistration is required

California Poison Control Hotline                                 1-800-222-1222

Provides immediate, free and expert treatment advice and referral over the telephone in case of exposure to poisonous or toxic substances. Pharmacists, physicians, and 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 

Information on child car safety, car seat selection, car seat recalls, correct 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.


Nevada County Child Car Seat Inspector                        (530) 477-4900
900 Sutton Way, Grass Valley  

A trained and certified Highway Patrol car seat technician will inspect your car seat and show you how to correctly install and use it. Seems simple but it’s not! Please call for an appointment.


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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Jan MacDonald

Supervisor Nevada City Office
208 Providence Mine Road, Suite 119
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265- 9550 ext. 228


                                                              Infant/Child                         Car Seats

           Lactation Consultants            Child CPR/First Aid               & Infant Safety

Breastfeeding Support