There are many ways WIC can help you succeed with breastfeeding, including:
Extra WIC foods for breastfeeding parents
Referrals to community lactation consultants and other support services
Breastfeeding groups and classes
Our staff, including a IBCLC, are available to answer breastfeeding questions to help you and your baby meet your breastfeeding goals.
Baby Chat Groups
Sponsored by Building Bright Futures, the Lamoille Family Center, and Lactation & Birthing Solutions, these free groups are facilitated by a community Maternal Child Health specialist and allow parents and babies to socialize, play, and learn about developmental expectations. First Thursdays at the Lanpher Library in Hyde Park from 10:00-11:30 a.m., second Saturdays at the Lamoille Family Center in Morrisville from 10:00 -11:30 a.m., and fourth Tuesdays at the Church of the Nazarene in Johnson from 10:00 -11:30 a.m.
Breastfeeding Families Group
Sponsored by Building Bright Futures, the Lamoille Family Center, and Lactation & Birthing Solutions, this group is facilitated by a community Maternal Child Health specialist and allows parents and babies to socialize, play, and learn about developmental expectations. Scale available to weigh your baby. Third Wednesdays at the Church of the Nazarene in Johnson from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
There are Lamoille County employers that are breastfeeding friendly. If you're an employer who supports breastfeeding in the workplace and want to be added to this list, fill out our application to be recognized by the State of Vermont for your excellence. Need assistance to become breastfeeding-friendly? No problem! Give us a call at 802-786-5811 option 2 and we can help.
For more details, see the WIC breastfeeding section of this page or call us at 802-888-7447.
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