English (503) 249-5801 • Espanol (503) 913-9360 mauraw@momchildpdx.org

RESOURCES + PARTNERS

RESOURCES + PARTNERS

GENERAL

2-1-1

Connecting people with health and social service organizations

Phone: Dial 2-1-1 from service area OR call the toll-free alternative number 866-698-6155 

Street Roots- Rose City Resource Guide

Comprehensive list of services for people experiencing homelessness and poverty in Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas counties. 

503-228-5657

ONLINE

Global Health Media- Breastfeeding Videos

Global Health Media has videos covering critical topics in global health, including an 18 video breastfeeding series that provides important information and techniques for breastfeeding success.

The Boob Group Podcast

The parents on Demand website features “The Boob Group,” where a group of experienced mothers discuss their successes, struggles and society’s impact

Ameda- Milk101

Ameda’s Milk101 is a digital library for everything related to breastfeeding and pumping. Milk101 has educational material that is written by mothers and lactation consultants, and videos that discuss foundations of breastfeeding and how to pump.

United States Lactation Consultant Association (USLCA)

A trusted source for continuing education and professional development involving lactation. This website includes lactation periodicals, membership opportunities, access to webinars, and other lactation-related events and/or resources.

Nursing Mothers Counsel of Oregon

Free breastfeeding support phone and email communication. NWC’s peer counselors can help with breastfeeding questions, breast pump sales, and rentals, or assistance planning your return to work

503-718-7084

info@nursingmotherscouncel.org

IN-PERSON

Miracle of Nurture

Organization housing five IBCLCs that provide services on a sliding basis based on what you are able to pay.

503-762-1632

Natural Latch

Organization housing three lactation consultants. OHP families are able to schedule discounted visits to the Alma Birth Center every Friday for lactation consultation. Call or go online to book an appointment.

971-279-7563

Peggy Andrews, RN, IBCLC

 Free/low-cost Lactation Consultant.

503-341-1820

Julia Vaara, IBCLC, CPD, MA

 Lactation Consultant offering breastfeeding, and new family support.

360-393-9845

Nursing Mothers Counsel of Oregon

Free breastfeeding support phone and email communication. NWC’s peer counselors can help with breastfeeding questions, breast pump sales, and rentals, or assistance planning your return to work.

503-282-3338

info@nursingmotherscouncel.org

 

BREAST PUMPS

How to purchase or rent a breast pump with insurance:

Providence Health Care System

Free breastfeeding support phone and email communication. NWC’s peer counselors can help with breastfeeding questions, breast pump sales, and rentals, or assistance planning your return to work

503-718-7084 • info@nursingmotherscouncel.org

Car seats and Car Safety

Safety – Installation/Damage/Recalls/Size/Age Appropriateness:

Car and Street Safety

Includes evidence-based information on Oregon state-wide car seat laws, safety measures and practices. The site also has resources as to where to attend a free car seat safety check event and information on car seat safety in children with disabilities.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Information on how to know what seat is most appropriate for children based on size, age, Oregon Law, and descriptions of what each type of car seats there are.

Oregon Impact

Oregon Impact offers educational opportunities to learn safe car seat practices and information on how to get car seats for a reduced cost.

Governors Highway Safety Association

This website includes up-to-date laws and policies for child passenger safety in each state

 

 

Resources for Dads

Squires

Founded from a father, who at the time, was young and found that there were few resources for not just young dads, but dads in general. Squires is a great resource to connect with dads, find more information that help support the father during fatherhood.

Boot Camp for New Dads

“As the only national organization focused on new fathers, we have a responsibility to support others who want to help prepare men to be the dads. Starting with childbirth educators, our partners since inception, we are building resource centers to support the practitioners and organizations who share our mission:” 

Food

Sunshine Division

Providing food and clothing relief to families and individuals in the Portland area.

Snap office

Supplemental nutrition assistance program.

971-673-6900

 

1515 NE 41st Ave Portland, OR 97232English (503) 249-5801 • Espanol (503) 913-9360

Mother and Child Education Center is located in the heart of Northeast Portland in the Hollywood District

Mother & Child Education Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit. Donations are tax-deductible.