Choosing how to feed your baby is one of the most important decisions you will make as a new parent.
North Country Children’s Clinic’s WIC program is committed to supporting moms in their choice to breastfeed. We want to help you make breastfeeding easy and comfortable for you and your baby. Our WIC clinics are breastfeeding-friendly and staffed with trained breastfeeding counselors and peer counselors (mothers who help other mothers) to answer questions and offer help and support.
Our WIC Peer Counselors are available in to moms in Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Lewis and Franklin Counties.
Peer Counselors are people who:
Give basic breastfeeding information and support to new mothers
Want to help new mothers achieve their breastfeeding goals
Peer Counselors can:
To contact one of our peer counselors, call the WIC office closest to where you live:
Watertown - Jefferson County (315) 782-9222
Canton - St. Lawrence County (315) 386-8128
Lowville - Lewis County (315) 376-6427
Malone - Franklin County (518) 483-4262
You can also call the New York State 24 hour breastfeeding hotline at 518-221-7183 or visit Breastfeeding Partners.org