If you have any concerns regarding breastfeeding following the birth of your baby you can contact a lactation specialist. The lactation specialist will provide counseling over the phone and/or can provide a one-on-one consultation in your home or at the Public Health office. During this visit, the lactation specialist will:
Weigh your baby
Assist with latch / positioning at the breast
Share breastfeeding information
Answer any questions you may have
If you are on WIC and would be interested in learning more about the Peer Breastfeeding Support Program, learn more.
National Breastfeeding Helpline Call 800-994-9662 for support Monday-Friday 9 am - 6 pm, EST