Breastfeeding Support Group Meetings are open to WIC and Non-WIC women

The Newton County Health Department has announced that the location and time of the monthly breastfeeding support group meeting has changed. The meetings will now be held at the One14 Coffee Bar, 114 N. Wood St., Neosho, MO on the first Thursday of each month, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

The Breastfeeding Support Group meetings are open to WIC and non-WIC women who are pregnant and/or breastfeeding.

The Newton County WIC Program Breastfeeding Peer Counselors hold the monthly meetings for moms to meet with other moms to support and encourage one another.

For Support Group monthly updates and activities search and like us on Facebook under “Newton County Health Department”.

Breastfeeding is the standard for infant feeding and protects infants and children from many significant infectious and chronic diseases. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months and continued breastfeeding through the first year of life and beyond.

For more information call the Newton County Health Department WIC office at 417-451-3743 or call or text 417-592-8812.

The Newton County Health Department is an equal opportunity provider.