Food and Feeding

WIC Mother/Baby Breastfeeding Initiative Breastfeeding mother and infant

 

WIC is committed to helping mothers meet their personal breastfeeding goals. Mothers receive screening for breastfeeding risks and targeted counseling from WIC staff, and social marketing resources in addition to food, nutrition counseling and referrals they already receive from Vermont WIC.

 


Mother/Baby Materials
Your practice may order WIC Mother/Baby Breastfeeding materials by clicking the link below and completing the online order form:

Middlebury area order form https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/QR8DN2W

Rutland area order form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/QRJHKKK

St. Albans area order form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/QSC6SN6

If you have questions about this initiative or about the order form:
Contact the WIC Program at 802-863-7333, or call your local WIC office:

Vermont WIC helps breastfeeding mothers and babies succeed. Mothers increase their breastfeeding knowledge, receive support while learning, are connected to community resources, and can get a pump when they return to work. WIC Can Help every step of the way.

  • WIC food packages for breastfeeding moms include lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and other healthy foods to help moms eat well.
  • Peer counselors for moms who would like a little more personalized support.
  • Referrals to lactation consultants and other support services.
  • Breastfeeding groups where moms can come for help and meet others just like them.
  • Breastpumps and other supports to help transition back to work or school.
  • Nutrition counseling for all stages of pregnancy, breastfeeding, and baby’s first years.
  • Continuing care and information throughout early childhood.