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Breastfeeding Support

Breastfeeding Education and Resources

All families want to give their babies the best start in life, and breastfeeding provides the best nutrition possible for your growing baby. Nevada WIC provides breastfeeding support, referrals to lactation professionals, breast pumps and accessories at no cost to qualifying breastfeeding WIC participants once you have delivered your baby. Please explore the information below, and contact your WIC clinic if you have any questions.

Breastfeeding Benefits

• Health Benefits for Mom and Baby
• Bonding with Baby
• Breast Milk Offers Baby Complete Nutrition
• Breast Milk is Free and Convenient

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Explore the Stages of Breastfeeding

WIC is here every step of the way to help you on your breastfeeding journey.
Having ups and downs and feelings of accomplishment and frustration are normal.
We are here to help!


Thinking about breastfeeding? Learn about the benefits, how to plan, and get ready to start. You can do this, WIC can help!

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Your baby is here! Learn about what to expect the first few days and find support for when you need it to make breastfeeding work.

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All moms face breastfeeding challenges. From low milk supply to growth spurts, WIC is here to help you succeed.

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Breast Pumps and Accessories

Need a breast pump? There are different ways to find a pump at low or no cost through private insurance, Medicaid, or your local WIC clinic. Talk to your WIC clinic about which option is best for you.

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Peer Counseling

Peer Counselors are WIC mothers who have successfully breastfed who are trained to provide mom to mom (peer) breastfeeding education and support to other WIC mothers. This fantastic program is offered at four Nevada WIC local agencies statewide.

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Baby Behavior

Babies have limited ways of communicating with their caregivers when they are hungry, tired or need something to be different. Understanding baby behaviors can help parents better respond to the needs of their baby.

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Breastfeeding Protections for Nevada Workers and Parents

It can be challenging to receive accommodations to express milk at work or school.

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