Breastfeeding

Babies were born to be breastfed!

Breastfeeding Services

All WIC staff members receive breastfeeding training, and support breastfeeding as the normal infant feeding choice.

Each WIC office also has Lactation Educators with specialized breastfeeding training who provide education and support.


Lactation Consultants Contacts

WIC Breastfeeding Warmline
209-525-4838

Stanislaus County WIC
209-558-7377

Mothers' Milk Bank (San Jose)

La Leche League
877-452-5324

Other Resources

Dr. Jack Newman
KellyMom


WIC Breastfeeding Education and Support

  • Prenatal and postpartum breastfeeding classes
  • Breastfeeding support groups
  • One-on-one counseling with pregnant & post-partum women

General Breastfeeding Information

  • The Risks of Formula Feeding: Download in English | Spanish
  • Breastfeeding After You Return to Work or School Booklet

Breast Pumps

Manual, pedal and electric breast pumps may be available for use when babies are premature and for moms who are returning to work or school.

Please contact WIC @ (209) 558-7377 to find out if you are eligible for a pump!

Breastfeeding Laws and Regulations