Breastfeeding Support & Education

Mother breastfeeding baby at a park with her children

We have many services to make sure you have the best breastfeeding experience possible!

One-on-one help from our breastfeeding staff, including board certified Lactation Consultants and certified Lactation Educators

  • Pamphlets on breastfeeding
  • Referrals to community resources
  • Vouchers for extra food if you are fully breastfeeding
  • Electric breast pumps if you are going back to work or school*
  • Give-away pumps if you are going back to work or school*
  • Hospital grade pump loan if your baby is hospitalized*

We also provide many different classes and services, including:

Delta Health Care’s Annual Breastfeeding Celebration, in observance of World Breastfeeding Week, is held in August and is a free community event open to the public. The event provides information and support for breastfeeding moms, new and expectant parents and for families with children up to age 5. Featured activities include a human milk drive coordinated by the Mother’s Milk Bank, Zumba lessons, cooking demonstrations, raffle prizes and free giveaways, fun activities for the entire family and much more! For more information visit breastfeedingcelebration.org

Understanding Your Newborn Baby’s Behavior - In this class you will understand why babies behave the way they do and how to respond.

Breastfeed Me! - This class covers essential tips for the first week of breastfeeding, how to tell your baby is breastfeeding correctly, and ways to feel confident about your milk production.

Mom to Mom Groups - These are discussion groups for breastfeeding moms and babies. This is a time to ask questions, share information and learn from each other. Prenatal women are encouraged to attend.

Mommy Dollars / Breastfeeding Boutique
Mommy Dollars are special certificates that can be earned by attending breastfeeding classes. Mommy dollars can be spent at our Breastfeeding Boutique; we have many items including new and gently used baby clothes, maternity clothes, and lots of additional items for mom and baby.

Peer Counselors
A Peer Counselor is a WIC mom who has breastfed her own baby. She has been carefully selected to help give moms information about feeding their babies. She will contact your over the phone or offer you in office assistance. She is here to give you support to meet your goals for feeding your baby.

We Welcome Your Questions! Call (209) 477-0378

*For those who qualify

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