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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 

     

     

All WIC clients should call the WIC office before coming in for appointments. Due to COVID-19 most of our services can be handled by phone.

Due to the recent  health concerns with the COVID-19 and the recommendation to implement social distancing, WIC Breastfeeding has canceled breastfeeding classes until further notice.

Strengthening Families’ Health with WIC Breastfeeding Support 

Breastfeeding is one of the best things you can do for yourself and your baby. Your local WIC office has breastfeeding specialists available to answer your questions and offer services that can help you reach your breastfeeding goals!

In addition, our agency can help facilitate access to breast pumps.

The WIC program also provides extra foods in the benefits available to participants who are exclusively breastfeeding their babies. This food package includes:

Canned tuna fish or pink salmon, additional amounts of: cheese, milk, eggs, yogurt cereal & bread 

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call the WIC office in Escambia County.

Spanish 

Fortaleciendo La Salud de las Familias con el t del Programa el amamantar de WIC 

Dar pecho es una de las mejores cosas que puede hacer por usted y por su bebé. Pero usted y su familia pueden tener muchas preguntas sobre dando pecho o necesitar apoyo adicional. ¡Está bien! WIC está aquí para apoyar. ¡Su oficina local de WIC tiene especialistas en dar pecho que están disponibles para responder a sus preguntas y ofrecer servicios que pueden apoyar alcanzar sus objetivos de dar pecho!

En adición el Programa de WIC ofrece acceso a pumpas extractoras de leche

Alimentos adicionales en los beneficios de las mamas que alimentan exclusivamente.

Tuna o salmón, más queso,  leche huevos, cereal y pan.

Para más información por favor llame el Programa de WIC en el Condado de Escambia.

Remember Florida Law states that: “A mother may breastfeed her baby in any location, public or private, where the mother is otherwise authorized to be.”


Child NursingNursing is Normal. We celebrate and support mothers who want the best for their babies!

 

 

 

Location & Contact Information 

Fairfield Service Center
1295 West Fairfield Drive

Northside Service Center
8390 North Palafox

Appointments Only
Monday – Thursday 
Please call 850-595-6670 for an appointment.