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Virginia Health
Information Project

Breast Feeding

   La Leche League International 
Promotes a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of baby and mother. Helps mothers to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education.  Information on the web or by calling 800-525-3243

  Women, Infants, and Children Services
The Virginia WIC Program for low-income families promotes breastfeeding, provides information on the health benefits of breastfeeding,  loans pumps, and supports breastfeeding women through the peer counselor program. Information on the web or by calling 888-942-3663

  CDC's Breastfeeding Topics
Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about breastfeeding. Information on the web or by calling 800-311-3435

TIP:   Many Virginia hospitals offer free  information about breastfeeding and host breastfeeding support groups. Call your local or regional hospital for more information.

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