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Breastfeeding Support

Pediatric Department

Building 1
276 International Circle
Appt/Advice: 1-408-362-4740

Kaiser Permanente Ameda breast pump rental program:

Rental Product Brochure

This compact, lightweight hospital grade electric breast pump has variable suction level and cycle time. Designed for general use


A breastfeeding class is just one of our many classes offered to our members.
For more information, view our Healthy Beginnings Class Calendar.

Peripartum Stress Program

Feeling blue or stressed during or following a pregnancy is common and does not create serious problems.  However, 15 – 20% of women experience something more called Postpartum Depression.  Symptoms of PPD may include

  • Constant worry
  • Changes in sleeping and eating
  • Low mood and fatigue
  • Feelings of being overwhelmed
  • Low self esteem
  • Feelings of isolation
  • Feelings of guilt

Discuss this at your first Well Baby check-up, or with your Ob-Gyn practitioner.

Sessions: Weekly every Friday 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.   Spanish Peripartum group meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, 9:30 am – 11:00 am.

Information: Call 408-972-3340.

Health Encyclopedia

Learn more about breastfeeding in our Health Encyclopedia, which includes the following helpful topics and many more:

  • How do I know if I can breastfeed?
  • How often should I feed my baby?
  • How do I breastfeed?
  • How do I know if my baby is getting enough milk?
  • How do I successfully manage my first 2 weeks of breastfeeding?
  • Can I take medications while breastfeeding?
  • How do I plan for going back to work and breast-feeding?
  • What are my nutritional needs while breast-feeding?

Lactation Educators

For breastfeeding questions or concerns, or to make an appointment with a certified Lactation Educator, call the Advice and Appointment Call Center at 408-362-4740 (24 hours a day, seven days a week).

Breastfeeding Handouts

To view and download informational handouts, click the link for the language of your choice below.  Learn more about breastfeeding in our Health Encyclopedia, which includes the following helpful topics and many more.

English  Spanish

Breast Pumps for Sale and Rental

Click on the following links for information about breastfeeding or pregnancy resources available at the Gilroy Medical Offices.  Find Breast Pumps, books, and other products at the Healthy Living Store.
Breastfeeding Products for Sale or Rental
Productos de amamantar para comprar o Alquilar

Online Video: Newborn Care

Watch the Newborn Care video online, which contains a segment on feeding your newborn baby.

Other Resources

Click on the links below for additional breastfeeding information:

Ameda Breast Pumps and Supplies
Boston Association for Childbirth Education (BACE)
Breastfeeding After Reduction
Breastfeeding Information (breastfeedingonline.com)
Kaiser Permanente Health Encyclopedia
La Leche League
Nursing Mothers Counsel, Inc.