About Us

Lactation Care Center RGV is one of only 5 lactation support centers in Texas. We are funded by the DSHS - WIC Program and Maternal/Child Health grants making all our services FREE to mothers who reside in the State of Texas. 

Currently, our lactation support center team includes:
  • 4 IBCLCs (International Board Certified Lactation Consultants)
  • 2 Registered nurses that specialize in low-risk neonatal nursing
  • 2 Trained breast feeding educators/peer counselors  
Who's who?  Want to know the difference between lactation consultants,  certified breastfeeding educators and peer counselor?  Follow this link.  https://uslca.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Whos-Who-Short1.pdf

Our Mission


Our mission is to help our mothers and their infants in overcoming their barriers and achieving their breastfeeding goals, thus increasing breastfeeding rates and duration in the RGV.

Our Staff


Meet our friendly staff at Lactation Care Center RGV. Call us 956-292-7711 for assistance with your breastfeeding challenges.
LCC Group
(Back from Left to Right) Sandra Escamilla, IBCLC, RLC;  E. Burlene Carrizales, RNC-LRN, IBCLC, RLC; Daisy Soto, Peer Counselor

(Front from Left to Right) Barbara Zuviri-Ceres, RNC-LRN, IBCLC, RLC; Tamara Garcia, IBCLC, RLC; Melinda Castillo, Peer Counselor