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Breastfeeding Warmline for WIC Clients

FDOH - Putnam - WIC

  •  386-326-3216
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    Fax

    386-326-3350
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    Mailing Address

    2801 Kennedy Street 

    Palatka, FL 32177 

     

    WIC Breastfeeding Warmline 24/7 

    386-937-6405 

Breastfeeding Warmline for WIC Clients 

Image of a breastfeeding baby

Our office’s Breastfeeding Support Warmline provides dependable breastfeeding information and support to our Putnam County WIC clients. The warmline is staffed by WIC breastfeeding personnel who have been trained to handle breastfeeding and related issues.

All calls made to the warmline are responded to within 24 hours, 7 days a week.

What Services Does the Warmline Provide?

  • Answers to breastfeeding questions
  • Follow up support
  • Referrals to in-person lactation support (provided by CLCs)
  • Referrals to other services as appropriate

Why is Breastfeeding Important?

According to UNICEF, it is estimated that the lives of at least 1.2 million children could be saved every year through increased and improved breastfeeding. Breastfeeding decreases the risk of infections and illnesses in infants, as well as promotes proper development. According to the Surgeon General, if 90% of US families followed guidelines to breastfeed exclusively for six months, the US would annually save $13 billion from reduced medical and other costs.

For More Information Contact Us At: 

For English

1-386-937-6405

For Spanish

1-386-314-9212

24 Hours a Day / 7 Days a Week

Free of Charge

**This institution is an equal opportunity provider.