The California WIC Program promotes, supports and protects exclusively breastfeeding for approximately the first six months of life, and continued breastfeeding for at least the first year.
The Orange County Heath Care Agency WIC Program strongly promotes and supports breastfeeding. WIC sites are breastfeeding friendly and have staffs that are well trained and ready to help mothers to be successful at breastfeeding. We have a variety of resources available for participants and community partners
For WIC participants
Breastfeeding group classes to our prenatal and postpartum women
Individual breastfeeding counseling
Access to electric, manual and pedal breast pumps
Breastfeeding handouts available in Spanish, English and Vietnamese
Breastfeeding Helpline – (714) 834-8363
Breastfeeding friendly clinic settings
Special World Breastfeeding Awareness Month activities
Free access to a certified Lactation Educator
Referrals to Lactation Consultants in the community
For WIC partners
Access to BF educational materials and resources
Patient referrals to our program
Collaboration opportunities to improve breastfeeding efforts in your programs
Please call Laurence Obaid (714) 347-4512 or 1-888-YOUR WIC.
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