Breastfeeding

breastfeeding woman National WIC Breastfeeding Week Proclamation and Video

New video highlighting WIC and its partners’ efforts to encourage and support mothers to breastfeed and to increase awareness of how WIC can help programs in their efforts to support breastfeeding mothers.  WIC promotes and supports breastfeeding as the optimal method to feed infants. 


breastfeeding Loving Support© Makes Breastfeeding Work Campaign Materials

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service.

Brochures, posters, training tools, and more for promoting and supporting breastfeeding in WIC.


Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk

American Academy of Pediatrics.

New breastfeeding policy statement promotes considering infant nutrition a public health issue and not only a lifestyle choice.


nursing mothers Breastfeeding and the Workplace Resources

USDA. WIC Works.

Resources for employers on providing break time for an employee to express breast milk for her nursing child.


breastfeeding training Using Loving Support to Grow and Glow in WIC

USDA, WIC Works Resource System.

This standardized competency-based curriculum was developed to ensure that all staff attain a level of proficiency in the skills required to promote and support breastfeeding in the WIC setting.


breastfeeding peer counseling Loving Support© Through Peer Counseling: A Journey Together

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

New materials to help integrate breastfeeding peer counselors into WIC Clinics across the nation.


social media toolkit Loving Support© World Breastfeeding Week Social Media Toolkit

USDA. WIC Works Resource System.

Ready, Set, Breastfeed! Promote the Loving Support© Campaign and WIC breastfeeding promotion and support during World Breastfeeding Week with this set of social media graphics and messages.


tips for breastfeeding moms Updated MyPlate Tip Sheets for Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Making healthy food choices along with regular physical activity helps fuel baby’s growth and keeps mom healthy during pregnancy and breastfeeding. These updated MyPlate tips sheets include a daily foods checklist.

It's Only Natural Breastfeeding Campaign

DHHS. Office on Women's Health.

Helps African-American women and their families understand the health benefits of breastfeeding—not just for babies, but for moms too.


LactMed LactMed

National Library of Medicine.

Database of drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. Includes data on maternal and infant levels of drugs and alternate drugs to consider.


breastfeeding family WIC Image Gallery

Download images to use in your education materials. This collection of digital images is provided by the USDA's Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC).


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