Chelsea/Revere WIC Nutrition Program

Breastfeeding Support

Peer Counselors are Mothers Like You!

 

  • They breastfed their children and understand the joys and challenges that moms face.

  • They have experience and are able to help moms overcome barriers to their success.

  • You can call the Peer Counselors at any time to get breastfeeding help.

  • Our Peer Counselors are Certified Lactation Counselors (CLC).

  • Talk to your WIC Nutritionist today and ask for your Local Program's Peer Counselor 

 Peer Counselor Mother to Mother Program

Breastfeeding Classes and Support

That's not all!! WIC offers breastfeeding classes and one-on-one breastfeeding support.  All of our WIC Program nutritionists are Certified Lactation Counselors (CLC), and two are International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (ICBLC).  They can provide:

  

  • Hands on breastfeeding support and education when you come to the office

  • Manual breastfeeding pumps and other breastfeeding items

  • Electric breastpump rentals

  • Referrals to the Peer Counselor Program and the MILC Group

MILC~ Mother Infant Lactation Club

Meet other moms, learn more about breastfeeding, and build your network!

Mondays 10:00am - 11:30am

The Mother Infant Lactation Club will provide a friendly, comfortable and supportive

environment for families to meet to discuss their questions regarding breastfeeding,

newborn care, adjusting to parenthood, and breast pump use.  

Location: MGH Revere HeatlhCare Center ~ 300 Ocean Avenue, Revere, MA 

                Roger Sweet Conference Room/Exterior Entrance Door #2

 

For more information, please email Program Director Tara McCarty @ tmccarty@partners.org or Breastfeeding Coordinator Danielle Churchill @ dmchurchill@partners.org.

  • Find breastfeeding counselors, educators , support groups Here

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