The WIC Program and Idaho Department of Health and Welfare actively promote and protect the health and safety of Idaho families through the promotion and support of breastfeeding.

Questions about breastfeeding

If you have questions about breastfeeding or would like more information about breastfeeding, you can call your local WIC office.

We have International Board Certified Lactation Consultants and lactation counselors for individualized breastfeeding care and concerns.

Ask a Peer Counselor!

For Breastfeeding help, please call or text one of our Breastfeeding Peer Counselors

  • Sonya IBCLC
    • (208) 821-6405
  • Jamie CBC
    • (208) 821-6406
  • Monica CLE
    • (208) 715-0059
  • Mikaela
    • (208) 351-6677
  • Anna
    • (208) 881-8342

Watch Our WIC Breastfeeding Class

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Reading Baby's Behavior Cues

No matter how you are feeding your new baby, knowing how they communicate  with you will help you know just what to do.  Watch this video and see what your baby already knows how to tell you about themselves – a benefit for every family!

Do you know what a breastfeeding peer counselor is?

mother holding infant while breastfeeding
  • She’s a mom just like you!
  • Helps you understand your baby’s cues
  • Available outside regular business hours
  • Someone you can reach out to for support
  • Can provide support and help via video chat
  • Provides support and education beginning in pregnancy
  • Has been trained to answer common breastfeeding questions
  • Someone who will reach out to you regularly after the baby is born
  • Can help work through breastfeeding barriers
  • Is available to help you for FREE through the WIC program

 

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USDA is an equal opportunity provider. USDA es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.