Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Program

Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Program

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This program provides low-income women receiving prenatal and postpartum care through community clinics and public health departments  hands-on support and education for breastfeeding by peer counselors in a culturally relevant and appropriate manner. Contact us for a referral to a Breastfeeding Peer  Counselor.

We also offer Breastfeeding Education Classes, both group and individual lessons are available.

We also  offer a training for persons who would like to become a Breastfeeding Peer Counselor. This 20-hour training will enable the participant to gain knowledge about cultural awareness, skills to address barriers to breastfeeding in targeted communities, and education and practical skills to help pregnant and postpartum women initiate and sustain breastfeeding. For more information on the training, please go to:Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Training & Certification Program.  We are currently offering Teen Breastfeeding  Peer Counseling as part of our B.I.R.T.H. (Birth Information and Resources or Teen Health) Mother-Mentor Program. For more information, go to: Teen Program.