Breastfeeding Coalition of Washington

Breastfeeding education and support are available to all Jefferson County women. Individual education and support are offered during pregnancy and after a baby's birth to encourage and facilitate successful breastfeeding.

The Mom's Tea

The Mom's Tea is a virtual weekly gathering for pregnant women and moms of infants and young children. It is held weekly on Tuesdays from 12 pm to 1 pm. Talk with other women about being a new mom, feeding your baby, parenting, and life with a baby. A certified lactation consultant is present to answer questions about breastfeeding.
All pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women and their babies/children are welcome.

If you or someone you know is interested in attending this virtual support gathering, call 360-395-9424 and leave a message that includes your e-mail address and/or your phone number if you wish to receive a link to the gathering.

WIC Nutrition Program

The WIC program serves pregnant, breastfeeding and post-partum women and children up to 5 years old. WIC participants receive nutritious food, answers to their questions about nutrition topics: infant/ child feeding and more. WIC participants also receive referrals to useful resources. Call 360-385-9432 to find out if you qualify.

Breastfeeding women enrolled in the
WIC nutrition program are eligible for additional while participating in WIC. The WIC staff can help you find an electric or manual breast pump that meets your needs.

Additional support is available from Dietitians, Nurses, and Health Educators and may include referrals to certified lactation consultants and other community resources.

Starting March 2022, the WIC program is adding a WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor to assist families with lactation education topics and support. Want to learn more? Call 360-385-9432.

Breastfeeding Resources