Breastfeeding Education & Support

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Maternal and Family Health Services promotes breastfeeding as the most perfect infant food and encourages new mothers to choose breastfeeding because it is proven to have significant advantages for new mothers as well as infants.

The MFHS WIC Nutrition Program offers valuable information and resources for breastfeeding mothers. WIC Staff are trained extensively on techniques to promote and support your breastfeeding efforts. Some of the topics covered include:

  • Advantages to mother and baby
  • How to breastfeed
  • Helpful hints
  • Problem solving techniques
  • Referrals for further help