Breastfeeding support services and programs

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Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) breastfeeding support

WIC provides you with personalized support to get breastfeeding off to a good start and to help you reach your breastfeeding goals.  WIC offers breastfeeding classes, peer counselors, support from lactation counselors and International Board Certified Lactation Consultants for complex breastfeeding issues.

If you are a WIC participant and want breastfeeding support from our peer counselors or lactation consultants, please contact your WIC clinic.

Local hospitals

San Francisco birthing hospitals offer lactation support.  Services may be covered through your medical insurance, please check with your hospital.  Learn more about your local hospital's breastfeeding services.

Last updated January 31, 2024