Breastfeeding Support Groups

Breastfeeding Support Groups

A Scripps lactation consultant/educator is available to offer you practical suggestions and support. Bring your baby and join other mothers for an informal discussion of your breastfeeding concerns.

There is no charge or preregistration required to join a breastfeeding support group.

Breastfeeding Support Group Schedule:

Mondays
Scripps Chula Vista Well Being Center
237 Church Avenue, Chula Vista, CA 91910
1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Nominal parking fee

City Heights Wellness Center
4440 Wightman Avenue, Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92105
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Tuesdays
Scripps Mende Well Being Center
4305 La Jolla Village Drive, Suite L-5, San Diego, CA 92122
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Wednesdays
Scripps Coastal Medical Center Vista
3rd Floor, Administrative Conference Room
130 Cedar Road, Vista, CA 92083
1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Thursdays
Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
4077 Fifth Avenue, 3rd Floor, San Diego, CA 92103
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Fridays
San Dieguito United Methodist Church
170 Calle Maglalena, Room 9/10, Encinitas, CA 92024
1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Call 1-800-SCRIPPS (800-727-4777) for more information.

Breastfeeding and lactation clinics

Outpatient breastfeeding and lactation services are available for a fee and can assist you and your baby with various types of breastfeeding issues. Some visits may be covered by insurance if referred by your pediatrician.

Breastfeeding and lactation clinics are offered at two locations in San Diego:

  • Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas: The breastfeeding clinic is located in the Leichtag Birth Pavilion. Call 760-633-7850 for more information.
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla: The outpatient feeding and lactation clinic is located on the hospital campus in the offices of the Center for Voice and Swallowing. Call 858-626-4444 for more information.