Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is the natural way of providing young infants with the nutrients they need for healthy growth and development, but it is also a journey and success in supporting and sustaining breastfeeding is a long-term investment between moms, their support systems, and the healthcare community. With this in mind, the Ocean County WIC Program is invested in supporting efforts to encourage and promote breastfeeding through diverse and far-reaching initiatives aimed at giving children their very best possible start to life.
January 9, 2019

Breastfeeding 101

Breastfeeding 101: Breastfeeding protects babies Colostrum, also known as “liquid gold”, is the thick first milk produced by the mother.  This first milk is very rich […]