MAKING THE CHOICE TO BREASTFEED YOUR BABY
Learning about breastfeeding while you are pregnant can help you be more successful when your baby is born. There are many advantages for both you and your baby. You can learn more about them by taking a class.
Pueblo WIC offers:
Basic Breastfeeding Class- twice a month
Early Infant Feeding Class- first of the month (virtual)
Call 719-583-4392 to sign up!
PUEBLO BREASTFEEDING PEER COUNSELOR TEXTING PROGRAM
A WIC Peer Counselor is another mom- like you- who breastfed her baby. She may have had the same complications or questions that you have. She has special training to help you and your baby have a successful breastfeeding experience. A Peer Counselor is available when others may not be- while you are pregnant and after you have your baby. Receive breastfeeding information and get questions answered by text or phone during your pregnancy and after.
Pueblo Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Program supports the highlighted counties.
FREE PUMP LOAN PROGRAM
Breast pumps are available to WIC moms returning to work or school.
- On a priority basis
- Hospital grade electric pumps and manual pumps are available.
Watch the video for the pump that was sent to you in an email:
- Symphony Español
- Hygeia Español
- Lactina Español
- WIC In Style
- WIC In Style Español
Other Helpful Links:
BREASTFEEDING INFORMATION & SUPPORT
Let us help with breastfeeding problems such as latch, damaged nipples, preemie babies, low milk supply, and much more!
Sonja Lindsay Crites, IBCLC
Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Coordinator
International Board Certified Lactation Consultant