WIC provides breastfeeding education and support to mothers enrolled in the program because breast milk is good for your baby’s health. It reduces allergies, colds, ear infections, and other health problems. It also boosts your baby’s immune system, protecting him or her from illnesses.
In addition, mothers who breastfeed can stay in the WIC program longer. WIC offers breastfeeding classes, peer counselors, support groups, and Board Certified lactation consultants for complex breastfeeding issues.
If you are a WIC participant and want breastfeeding support from our peer counselors and lactation consultants, please contact us at (408) 794-0550 or e-mail us at BFWIC@phd.sccgov.org.
Please visit the Breastfeeding Task Force of Santa Clara County Facebook page to learn more about what is going on in Santa Clara County, and learn more about the California Breastfeeding Coalition's Breastfeeding Task Force.
More breastfeeding information is available in English / Spanish / Vietnamese.
Santa Clara County Breastfeeding Support Line:
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