Breastfeeding Support

Through WIC, we provide education, peer counseling & simplified hints for breastfeeding with our one-on-one sessions, group classes and individual guidance provided by our lactation specialists. We also loan mothers breast pumps to keep their babies happy and healthy even when busy mothers are physically away from their child.

When Should I Call For Help With Breastfeeding?

Contact the WIC office @265-1454 if any of the following apply:

• If you have breast or nipple pain
• Baby is not eating at least 8 times in 24 hrs        
• If your Doctor is concerned with jaundice
• Baby has fewer than 4 stools per day by day 5
• Baby has fewer than 6 wet diapers per day by day 5
• Baby has not returned to birth weight by day 10
• Baby’s stools are green or bloody
• You are engorged
• You have painful breasts with a hard, red, tender area with flu like symptoms

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