U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

How Much Milk Your Baby Needs

Browse WIC Breastfeeding Topics


Breastfeeding Benefits

Breastfeeding gives babies a healthy start—and is good for moms, too.

Read More

Breastfeeding Basics

Learn how milk is made, when to nurse, how long babies nurse, and more.

Read More >


Talk to Your Family about Breastfeeding

Talk about why you choose to breastfeed, and ask for your family’s support.

Read More >


Low Milk Supply

Many moms worry about low milk supply, even though most make exactly what baby needs.

Read More

When Breastfeeding Isn't Working

Remember, help is available and there are solutions

Read More >


Steps and Signs of a Good Latch

These tips help you get a good latch—and know if you have one.

Read More >


Talk to Your Employer About Pumping at Work

Get tips for talking with your employer about pumping at work

Read More

Your Breastfeeding Rights

Know your rights to breastfeed in public and at work.

Read More >


Using Bottles with a Breastfed Baby

Planning to be apart from baby? Find tips for feeding baby with expressed milk.

Read More >


Pumping and Hand Expression Basics

New to milk expression? Here’s what you need to know before you get started.

Read More

Finding a Breast Pump

Here are options for finding a breast pump at low cost.

Read More >

Making Milk Expression Work for You

Get tips and see how pumping can help solve your breastfeeding challenges.

Read More >