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The World Health Organization recommends exclusive breastfeeding for an infant’s first six months to achieve optimal growth, development, and health. Then, continue breastfeeding as infant begins solid foods, for up to 2 years or longer.
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Getting Started

Breastfeed your best by taking care of yourself and learning about the benefits of breastfeeding.

Feeding Your Baby

Getting to know your baby’s hunger and fullness cues can help you figure out how often and how much to feed your baby.  Additionally, there are different types of breast milk as baby matures. 

Position and Latch

Learn the five breastfeeding positions to try with your baby. See which one is most comfortable for you and your baby. Learn some tips and tricks on how to find a good latch.

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Skin-to-skin time is when a baby snuggles on a parents bare chest. Skin-to-skin is good for all babies, whether they are breastfed or formula fed. Skin-to-skin helps parents and baby get off to a good start with breastfeeding.

Pumping Your Best

Learn about WIC breast pumps, how to find your breast pump attachment size, and other ways to express your breastmilk. 

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Peer Counselor Program

The Peer Counselor Program is an extenstion of the WIC Program. This resource is free service for all certified pregnant and breastfeeding mothers that provides a peer-to-peer support for any breastfeeding questions or concerns.

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Breastfeeding Challenges

Breastfeeding can bring a set of it’s own challenges. This doesn’t doesn’t mean you need to stop breastfeeding, however you may need to speak with a doctor.

Common Breastfeeding Myths and Questions

The first steps of understanding how to give your BEST.

Breastfeeding Resources

Community resources to help you keep giving your BEST.