Opening quotation mark When I first tried breastfeeding, it was not comfortable. My lactation consultant showed me how to hold Laney a little differently and help her open her mouth wide so she could get on right, and we were both a LOT happier. Closing quotation mark

Maggie Stephens
Breastfeeding Mother

Lactation Support - Many local WIC offices have lactation consultants available to provide support for breastfeeding moms.Lactation Support - Many local WIC offices have lactation consultants available to provide support for breastfeeding moms.

Lactation consultants provide advice and hands-on help for anything about breastfeeding. In the beginning, they can help new moms with positioning baby, solving latch problems, or handling night feedings. Even after a mom has established breastfeeding, a lactation consultant can help with things like too much milk, too little milk, making the transition to work, or learning to pump. If you have a question about breastfeeding that your peer counselor can’t answer, a lactation consultant might the person to ask next.

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