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:
Mothers With Disabilities
Breastfeeding Friendly 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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