Binational Breastfeeding Coalition

Our purpose is to improve the health of the people living on the El Paso/Juárez border and the surrounding communities by working vigorously and collaboratively to protect and promote breastfeeding as the natural and expected means of feeding human infants.

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Resources


Baby Café Local Area Centers

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The Baby Café centers serve the needs of women who are breastfeeding or are interested in doing so in a non-clinical setting. It is free to all who attend with no appointment needed. Mothers support other mothers, and a lactation professional is always available. El Paso's Baby Café was only the second licensed Baby Café opened in the U.S.  ➤ More Info

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+ El Paso, Texas, USA

Del Sol Baby Café
Women & Teen Pregnancy Center
2200 Lee Trevino Suite B-2A 110
(915) 595-5461
Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Veronica Muñoz, RNC, IBCLC

Las Palmas Baby Café
Newborn & Breastfeeding Clinic
1700 N. Oregon Suite G10
(915) 521-1320
Thursdays, 12:00-2:00
Melinda Gutierrez, RN, IBCLC
Erika Garcia, IBCLC, LCCE, CD

+ Cd. Juárez, Chih., MX

Baby Café Juarez - FEMAP
FEMAP - Hospital de la Familia
Ave. Malecon #788, Col. Centro
Llamar al (656) 614 70 11

+ Chihuahua, MX

Baby Café Chihuahua
Ave. Cristóbal Colón #1003
5ª puerta del sótano
tel (614) 414 9962
Lunes a Viernes • 8am-2pm

Baby Café Delicias
Antigua Facultad de Medicina
Llamar al 639-470-83-00
Lun. a Vier. 10am-12pm (cerrado 11:15-11:45am)


Lactation Consultants

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+ Hospital Based Consultants:

Del Sol Medical Center
Veronica Muñoz, RNC, IBCLC
(915) 595-9400
(915) 594-5959

Las Palmas Medical Center
Melinda Gutierrez, RN, IBCLC
Karen Dominguez, RN, MSN, IBCLC
(915) 208-3270

Providence Memorial
Monica Adame, RN, IBCLC
Laura Aguilar, RN, IBCLC
Stephanie Borrego, RN IBCLC
(915) 577-7787

Hospitals of Providence East
Beth Lockey
(915) 832-2673

Sierra Medical Center
Lisa Pena Franco, RN
(915)747-2831

El Paso Childrens Hospital
Alicia Herrera, RN, IBCLC
(915) 298-5444 x43656

University Medical Center
Maria Delgado, RN, BSN, IBCLC
Loretta Manriquez, RN, IBCLC
(915) 996-4240 or (915) 521-7835

W. Beaumont AMC
(915) 742-4296

 

+ WIC Lactation Consultants:

Centro de Salud La Fe WIC
Erika Garcia, IBCLC, LCCE, CD
(915) 351-1739

City of El Paso Dept. of Public Health - WIC Program
Customer Service Center: (915) 212-4942
Astrid Lara, IBCLC, CHES: (915) 212-6571
WIC After Hour Breastfeeding Support Line:
(915) 588-2308 • Mon-Sat, 5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

About WIC
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) safeguards the health of low-income pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk by providing them nutritious foods, healthy eating information, breastfeeding promotion/support, and health care referrals. ➤ More Info

+ Private IBCLC Lactation Consultants:

(call for pricing)

Erika Garcia, IBCLC, LCCE, CD
(915) 540-9471

Peggy Hinkle, IBCLC
(915) 540-9471

Las Palmas Newborn & Breastfeeding Care Clinic
(915) 521-1320


La Leche League of Texas in El Paso

La Leche League is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization dedicated to providing education, information, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed. Accredited by La Leche League International, volunteer leaders are experienced breastfeeding mothers who are familiar with current research in all aspects of breastfeeding. See our website for contact information and meeting dates for the support groups in the El Paso area. ➤ More Info


Other Support Groups in El Paso, TX:

Breastfeeding Drop-In Sessions at The Retreat
1312 E Rio Grande Ave
(915) 308-5000
Saturdays 1:00-3:00 pm

The Hospitals of Providence Breastfeeding Support Group
3280 Joe Battle Blvd. • 3rd Floor, Multipurpose Room
Lactation Educators: (915) 832-2811 or (915) 538-4211
Fridays 2:00-4:00 pm


Contacts/Websites for Breastfeeding Help and Education

Texas Lactation Support Hotline: 1-855-550-6667, Available 24/7

Dr. Hale’s Infant Risk Center @ Texas Tech: 1-806-352-2519, www.infantrisk.com

Houston Lactation Foundation: (713) 500-2800, www.lactationfoundation.org

Moms Place Austin: 1-800-514-6667, www.momsplace.org

National Women’s Health Information Center: (800) 994-9662, www.womenshealth.gov

Mothers Milk Bank: 1-877-813-6455, www.milkbank.org

Teratology Informed Specialists: 1-866-626-6847, www.mothertobaby.org

➤ La Leche League Mom to Mom Support Forum

➤ Café Mom Breastfeeding Group Forum

Breastfeeding websites (click-thru list):

Mobile apps:

  • Lactmed
  • Pregnancy WebMD
  • Feed Baby
  • Baby Nursing

If you are experiencing any breastfeeding problems please contact your health care professional or a lactation consultant.

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