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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

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Breastfeeding

Contact Us

  •  850-595-6670
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    Mailing Address

    Fairfield Service Center, 1295 West Fairfield Drive, Pensacola, FL 32501 

     

     

WIC Provides:

  • Free Breastfeeding Classes offered twice per month and open to the community. Spanish language classes four times per year. Please call for the latest schedule.
  • Breastfeeding Support information and help with breastfeeding complications. Trained breastfeeding counselors and two International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) on staff. Walk in service for WIC clients. All others please call for an appointment.
  • Breastfeeding Peer Counselors who are available in the evening and on weekends for WIC clients who have breastfeeding questions.
  • Two kinds of Breast Pumps: 1) manual pumps for all WIC breastfeeding mothers and 2) a loaner electric double pump for WIC mothers with an infant in the NICU or for mothers returning to work or school full-time. Call for more information.

Child NursingRemember Florida Law states that: “A mother may breastfeed her baby in any location, public or private, where the mother is otherwise authorized to be.” Nursing is Normal. We celebrate and support mothers who want the best for their babies!


Additional Resources 

Breastfeeding Class Schedule (604 KB; pdf)

Location & Contact Information 

Fairfield Service Center, 1295 West Fairfield Drive

Northside Service Center, 8390 North Palafox

The Breastfeeding office is open Monday - Friday from 8 AM to 4 PM. Call 850-595-6670 for more information.