Breastfeeding Support

One of the most highly effective preventive measures a mother can take to protect the health of her infant and herself is to breastfeed.  Research has shown that breast milk is the best food for baby’s first year of life.  Breastfeeding provides many health, nutritional, economical and emotional benefits to mother and baby.  For more information on breastfeeding, call your local health department or 1-800-DIAL WIC (1-800-342-5942) or visit breastfeeding.tn.gov.