Improve Nutrition and Physical Activity

Mother nursing baby 

First 5 Sacramento funds breastfeeding support services to give families the information and tools to initiate and maintain breastfeeding. Through a variety of clinics throughout Sacramento County, our partners at Women, Infant, Children (WIC) and Community Resource Project are able to provide mothers with the following:

  • A helpline: 916-875-2120
  • Information and tools to learn about breastfeeding
  • One-on-one help from a lactation consultant
  • Access to breast pumps
  • Creating a back-to-work or school plan
  • Ongoing support

Dads are welcome!

Find a WIC office near you!​

Get ​Active!

First 5 Sacramento built 23 Tot Lots throughout Sacramento County. These pint sized playgrounds are just for ‘tots’ to be run around, explore, play and be active.

Tot Lots Map​​

​What We Do

Providing breastfeeding support services to ensure moms have the tools to nurse up to at least six months.​

​Why ​We Do It

The nutrition from breast milk helps prevent common illness in infants. Breastfeeding also creates nurturing and bonding between mom and baby.

Contact

Linda Fong-Somera, Health Program Planner, (916) 876-7386