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Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

Health Care Providers

Breastfeeding

Healthcare providers are an important source of breastfeeding information. Breastfeeding provides unique health benefits to infants and mothers. You and your staff play a critical role in promoting exclusive breastfeeding and increasing breastfeeding duration. Your counseling and support efforts should start while patients are pregnant and continue through the neonatal period and beyond.

Prenatal Care

Breastfeeding support begins prenatally

At the Hospital

How hospitals play a critical role in establishing breastfeeding

After Discharge

Breastfeeding assistance after discharge

Resources

Links to evidence based information about breastfeeding

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