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Pregnant and thinking about breastfeeding?  Currently breastfeeding and need guidance or support?  We Can Help!  Call our Breastfeeding Support Line at 716-439-7464 to speak with an Advanced Nurse International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) or Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC).

Breastfeeding is a Public Health Imperative for infant nutrition, immune system protection and brain development.

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months, followed by continued breastfeeding as complementary foods are introduced,  with continuation of breastfeeding beyond 1 year when mutually desired by  infant and mother.

Niagara County Department of Health Informational Materials:

Breastfeeding Brochure

Stress Reduction 

Mothers With Disabilities

Breastfeeding Friendly Initiative:

Pregnant and thinking about breastfeeding? Currently breastfeeding and need guidance or support? We Can Help! Call our Breastfeeding Support Line at 716-439-7464 to speak with a Nurse Certified Lactation Consultant.

Breastfeeding is a Public Health Imperative for infant nutrition, immune system protection and brain development.

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months, followed by continued breastfeeding as complementary foods are introduced, with continuation of breastfeeding beyond 1 year when mutually desired by infant and mother.

Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Provider Initiative

If you are a Niagara County Employer or Childcare Provider interested in becoming designated as Breastfeeding Friendly click on the application links below and enter your information.  Save the application and email to elaine.roman@niagaracounty-ny.gov  or print and FAX to (716) 439-7440 attention Lactation Program.  For questions or technical support with this application call (716) 439-7436.

Application for Becoming a Breastfeeding Friendly Employer

Recommended Accommodations for Creating a Breastfeeding Friendly Employee Environment

 

Application for Becoming a Breastfeeding Friendly Chilcare Provider

Recommended Accommodations for Creating a Breastfeeding Friendly Childcare Environment



 

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