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“While breastfeeding is a perfectly natural process, it may not always feel that way. However, the breastfeeding relationship is a journey that will be well worth the effort.  Here at Kaiser Permanente, we strive to make this journey as smooth as possible for you and your baby with a variety of resources every step of the way.”

– Kimberly Klein, M.D. – Pediatrician – Walnut Creek Medical Center

This page was created to help you with common questions or problems you may have in the first few weeks of your baby’s life. You may want to bookmark or save this page as a favorite so that you can return to it later. Please keep in mind that the information contained in this website is not intended to diagnose health problems or take the place of medical. If you or your baby have persistent health or feeding problems, please contact your doctor.

Call Center Advice and Appointments.

Our appointment advice line is available anytime day or night, even weekends.

Call: 1-866-454-8855 to connect with an advice nurse.

Three Newborn Care Centers and Breastfeeding Store Support Groups are available in your local Kaiser Permanente area to assist you. In our Breastfeeding Store Support Groups, you’ll find encouragement and make new friends during weekly two-hour sessions facilitated by a Lactation Consultant. Please call the location that is most convenient for you to get more detailed information:

  • Antioch Medical Center | 925-813-3879
  • Pleasanton Medical Offices | 925-847-5050
  • Walnut Creek Medical Center | 925-295-5001

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