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WIC Staff

As WIC staff, you make a difference to breastfeeding moms, providing personalized support along their breastfeeding journey.

Find the info and resources you need to help moms meet their breastfeeding goals.

In this section, you will find an overview of WIC Breastfeeding Support as well as resources you can download, print, and share with moms to help them learn about breastfeeding, start breastfeeding, overcome common challenges, and thrive with breastfeeding. 

 

Additional staff breastfeeding resources, such as the Grow and Glow in WIC, can be found on the WIC Works Resource System.

 

WIC BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT

Campaign Overview

Campaign Overview

Use this overview to help moms and other key audiences learn about the campaign.

What is WIC Breastfeeding Support English (PDF)
What is WIC Breastfeeding Support Spanish (PDF)

Breastfeeding Basics

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Help moms learn the breastfeeding basics, such as the benefits, how often to breastfeed, how to know if baby is getting enough, and more.

WIC Breastfeeding Basics for Moms English (PDF)
WIC Breastfeeding Basics for Moms Spanish (PDF)

Learn, Start, Overcome, and Thrive: Your Breastfeeding Journey

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Help moms on their breastfeeding journey by sharing these tips as they learn to breastfeed, start breastfeeding, overcome common challenges, and thrive with breastfeeding.

Your Breastfeeding Journey English (PDF)
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Breastfeed_SP_FINAL 508c.pdf">Your Breastfeeding Journey Spanish (PDF)

Buddy Program

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Use these materials to promote and implement the Buddy Program, which pairs moms with similar due dates or whose babies are born around the same date so they can provide support to each other.

Buddy Program Fact Sheet English (PDF)
Buddy Program Flyer English (PDF)
Buddy Program Pledge English (PDF)
Buddy Program Fact Sheet Spanish (PDF)
Buddy Program Flyer Spanish (PDF)

Peer Counseling

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Share information with moms about WIC peer counselors, including what a peer counselor does and how she can help.

Moms Helping Moms English (PDF)
Circle of Care English (PDF)
Moms Helping Moms Spanish (PDF)
Circle of Care Spanish (PDF)

Breastfeeding Basics for Dads

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Help dads learn the basics of breastfeeding, including why it’s important and how to support mom.

Breastfeeding Basics for Dads English (PDF)
Breastfeeding Basics for Dads Spanish (PDF)

Breastfeeding Basics for Grandmas

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Share this with grandmas so they can help support mom in her breastfeeding journey.

Breastfeeding Basics for Grandmas English (PDF)
Breastfeeding Basics for Grandmas Spanish (PDF)

FATHERS SUPPORTING BREASTFEEDING

Use these resources to increase breastfeeding initiation and duration rates among African American women by involving fathers in breastfeeding promotion efforts.

Fathers Can Support Breastfeeding Brochure (PDF)
Fathers Can Support Breastfeeding Poster (PDF)
Making the Decision Brochure (PDF)
Making the Decision Poster (PDF)