breastfeedingAs a new mother, you may have heard many things about how to feed your baby.  You may know that breastfeeding is the best way to give your baby a healthy start in life, and wonder how to fit it into your life.  Mothers everywhere have found that breastfeeding can work.  Your WIC peer counselor can help!        

How can a Lactation Counselor help you?  Your WIC counselor can give you:
  • Tips for how to breastfeed comfortably and discreetly, even in public
  • Ways you can stay close to your baby through breastfeeding after you return to work or school
  • Ideas for getting support from your family and friends
  • Ways to get a good start with breastfeeding
  • Secrets for making plenty of breast milk for your baby
  • Help with breastfeeding concerns
What does a Lactation Counselor do?
  • Listens to you
  • Contacts you during your pregnancy to answer your infant feeding questions and helps prepare for the baby
  • Answers any questions or concerns you might have after your baby is born
  • Shows you how to get more help from other healthcare professionals

For more information please call 800.717.1231.

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