Breastfeeding Education & Support

Breastfeeding education and support is available to all Jefferson County women. Individual education and support is offered during pregnancy and after a baby's birth to encourage and facilitate successful breastfeeding.

The Mom's Tea

The Mom's Tea is virtual!

The Mom's Tea is a virtual weekly gathering for pregnant women and moms of infants and young children. It is held weekly on Wednesdays from 11 AM to 12:00 PM. Talk with other women about being a new mom, feeding your baby, parenting, and life with a baby. A certified lactation consultant is present to answer questions about breastfeeding.
 All pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women and their babies/children are welcome.

If you or someone you know is interested in attending this virtual support gathering, call 360-395-9424 and leave a message that includes your e-mail address and/or your phone number if you wish to receive a link to the gathering.

WIC Nutrition Program

Breastfeeding women enrolled in the WIC nutrition program may be eligible for additional nutritious foods and electric or manual breast pumps.

Additional support is available from Public Health Dietitians, Public Health Nurses, and Public Health Educators and may include referrals to certified lactation consultants and other community resources.

Breastfeeding Resources