Breastfeeding is the most natural way to feed our babies, but it isn't always easy to get started. Most moms need some help at first. If you are a new or expectant Mom who wants to breastfeed, contact us at 315-788-8450 before or after your baby is born. If you would like us to contact you, please complete this Referral Form.
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In addition, the Jefferson County WIC Agency's Peer Counselors host regular get-togethers for pregnant or breastfeeding moms. Bring your families - everyone is welcome! Groups meet weekly on Fort Drum from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM at the following community centers:
Groups also meet the 4th Thursday of every month from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM at The Reading Room at Salmon Run Mall.
For more details, call or text 315-836-5464, 315-836-6341, or 315-804-1725. For further assistance you can also call the NYS 24-hour breastfeeding hotline at 518-221-7183 or visit breastfeedingpartners.org.
Watch this video for more information about your breastfeeding rights in our community.
Last updated September 5, 2017