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Department of

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

Lactation Services at UCSF

For a breastfeeding consultation, please call: 415-353-2566.

Our Lactation Consultant is Renée Tavares RD IBCLC, an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.

Individual consultations are available by appointment at the following locations:

Obstetrics & Gynecology at Mission Bay

1825 4th Street, Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Obstetrics & Gynecology at Mt Zion

2356 Sutter St Tuesday, Friday (afternoon only)

Some reasons to see a Lactation Consultant:

  • You had problems with the first baby
  • You have inverted nipples
  • Have had breast surgery
  • Other medical conditions which you think may make it hard to breastfeed
After you have your baby:
  • You are having nipple or breast pain
  • Milk supply issues
  • You are separated from your baby
  • Twins or Multiples
  • Latch problems
  • Your baby acts very sleepy for most of the feeding
  • Your baby is not gaining weight well
  • For a breastfeeding consultation, please call: 415-353-2566.