From providing clinical support to physicians, to providing every level of support to mothers, those who reach out to us can feel comfortable their breastfeeding needs will be met with the compassion and love needed to restore and support breastfeeding journeys.
Kathy Parkes is a registered nurse, an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), a Fellow of the International Lactation Consultant Association, has a Masters in Nursing Education degree, and a Bachelors degree in Psychology. She has been an IBCLC since 1992.
What is a lactation consultant?
Breastfeeding is natural and the best nutrition for baby. Lactation consultants are experts in helping moms meet their feeding goals.
Breastfeeding Classes and Informaiton
La Leche League is an international, 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.
SABC is recognized as a coordinating resource for breastfeeding support and education in the San Antonio area. Our desire is to involve the entire community in making a difference for breastfeeding families.
WIC is the non-emergency Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children. If you qualify for WIC, you can receive food benefits, nutrition education, breastfeeding support and health care referrals at no cost. WIC services are available to pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women, infants and children younger than 5 years old.