The Breastfeeding Initiative Mother-to-Mother Peer program provides mothers with the support and encouragement to provide their babies with the nutritional gold standard that begins their life together. Supported through Michigan State University Extension and the Michigan Department of Community Health, WIC and SNAP pregnant and breastfeeding participants are encouraged to become involved. Mother-to-mother peers are moms who have experienced similar scenarios other mothers have been through. Breastfeeding mothers can receive support from a trained peer in their home, at a local WIC office or over the phone, whether it is simply needing someone to talk to or finding a way to make breastfeeding work for them.
Click for a full list of Breastfeeding Initiative Mother to Mother county contact information.
For more information contact
Ask an Expert
Have a question about breastfeeding? Ask nutrition experts from MSU Extension and around the country.
December 23, 2014 | Erin Ross | Being a working mother is tough. Here are some tips to help you continue to breastfeed through this challenging transition.
June 4, 2013 | Sheilah Hebert | Take time before you travel to plan out your breastfeeding routine.
February 28, 2013 | Dawn Earnesty | A breastfeeding mother’s diet should include plenty of water and an adequate consumption of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins and low-fat dairy sources.