Breast milk is one of the most important gifts you can give your baby and WIC can help! As your local WIC office at Angelina County and Cities Health District our breastfeeding experts help mothers breastfeed successfully with a nationally board-certified lactation consultant, peer counselors, breastfeeding classes, support groups and a statewide hotline, (855) 550-6667.
WIC supports breastfeeding as the best way to feed your baby for as long as you (and baby) want. If possible, try to take a breastfeeding class before your baby arrives so you know what to expect. We can help you find a class. Classes usually cover:
Check out breastmilkcounts.com for helpful advice, tips, and more resources. You can also talk to your local WIC staff to get one-on-one help from a lactation consultant or peer counselor.