Learn the breastfeeding basics.
From facts about breast milk to signs that your baby is hungry, WIC has the information you need. Learn how to prepare for the first few feedings. See why holding your baby skin-to-skin is so important. Find out how your breast milk changes. And discover how much milk your growing baby needs.
Breastfeeding is worth it—for your baby, you, and your entire family.
Here's what you need to get started!
Breastfeeding gives babies a healthy start—and is good for moms, too.
Learn how milk is made, when to nurse, how long babies nurse, and more.
Breastfeeding challenges are common, but knowing what to expect and when to get help can help you overcome them.
You don’t need any fancy equipment, but some things can make breastfeeding easier.
Breastfeeding can be challenging. Write a letter to your future self to help you recommit on the hard days.
Talk about why you choose to breastfeed, and ask for your family’s support.
Learn about the 3 phases of breast milk and why each is good for your baby.
The human body is amazing. Find out how your breasts make milk for your baby.
Set your short- and long-term goals for breastfeeding before baby arrives.
A nutritious, balanced diet helps you stay energetic and make plenty of milk for your baby.
Try these ways to hold your baby, and figure out what works best for you.
These tips help you get a good latch—and know if you have one.
Whether you’re just starting out or having challenges, WIC is there for you at every step.
Learn about cluster feeding and what to expect during baby’s growth spurts.
You can breastfeed no matter what the size and shape of your breast and nipple.
Learn about the ways your friends and family can support you.
What’s in your food package depends on whether you’re breastfeeding and your baby’s age.
Knowing when and how to wean baby can be confusing. Learn how you can make the process a positive one.
Planning to be apart from baby? Find tips for feeding baby with expressed milk.
It may take practice, but soon you’ll be a pro at pumping and hand expression.
Limit or avoid smoking, most drugs, and alcohol for baby’s health and yours.
You know that breastfeeding has benefits for baby (and mom!) so try this quiz to see how much you know!
Planning ahead may make the transition to work or school easier. Take this quiz to gather tips to feel prepared and confident to meet your breastfeeding goals when you return to school or work.
Feeding your baby is important for their growth and development. Get a better understanding of your baby’s hunger cues with this quiz!
Set yourself up for breastfeeding success starting on day one with these ideas for planning your delivery.
You have the chance to let us know what you think about the WIC food packages!
Try this quiz to learn about more ways to take care of yourself and how to find resources and support while breastfeeding!