All parents with young children should have access to skilled breastfeeding and chestfeeding counseling and support from their health facilities, workplaces, and communities.
WIC is committed to being part of parents’ support systems by providing free phone, online, virtual, and in-person services.
Every year, August 1-7, we celebrate World Breastfeeding Week. This year, the theme “Step Up For Breastfeeding: Educate and Support” reaffirms WIC’s important role in parents’ support and breastfeeding education.
In Honor of Breastfeeding Month: Join us in August at our Community Resource Fairs!
Facebook Live “Breastfeeding Q&A with an LC!”
Get answers to all your breastfeeding and chestfeeding questions! Join WIC’s Facebook live event. Everyone is welcome.
Events have concluded.
Get answers to all your breastfeeding questions!
Tuesday, August 9, 2022 from 11:00am-12pm PDT
Click the 'Join now' button below on the day and time of the event to connect. See you there!
¡Obtenga respuestas a todas sus preguntas sobre lactancia!
martes, 9 de agosto, 2022 de 2:00pm-3:00pm PDT
Haga clic en el botón '¡Únase ahora!' el día y la hora del evento para conectarse en Zoom.
2022 年 8 月 16 日，星期二，下午 2:00 至下午 3:00（太平洋夏令時間）
在小组活动当天只需点击立即加入Join now' 键即可上连接。到时候见!
Nhận câu trả lời cho tất cả các câu hỏi về nuôi con bằng sữa mẹ của bạn.
Thứ ba, ngày 16 tháng 8 năm 2022 11:00 sáng - 12:00 trưa theo giờ PDT
Nhấp vào nút 'Tham gia ngay' vào ngày và giờ của nhóm hỗ trợ để kết nối!
Important Dates in the month of August
In celebration of Black Breastfeeding Week, CinnaMoms will be hosting two events:
Facebook Live Breastfeeding FAQ Session with a Lactation Consultant on August 25th from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM.
Community Resource Fair at St. Andrew’s Place WIC on August 30th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
WIC Protects Breastfeeding and Chestfeeding
Infant feeding is a journey. WIC is here for parents every step of the way to educate, empower, and encourage parents to reach their goals for feeding their babies. WIC educates parents about breastfeeding and chestfeeding basics, overcoming challenges, returning to work, nursing in public, expressing and storing milk, and more.
Breastfeeding and chestfeeding services available to WIC participants:
- Infant Feeding Helpline (888) 278-6455
- Individual support from Lactation Consultants (virtual consultations and in-person visits)
- One-on-one education and counseling during and after pregnancy from Certified Lactation Educators
- Online Education available 24/7
- Prenatal virtual group classes
- Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Program
- Virtual Support Groups in 7 Languages
- Cinnamoms Support Circles
- Electric Breast Pump Loan Program
Click here for more information about WIC breastfeeding and chestfeeding services.