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Posted on: September 16, 2022

In-person Breastfeeding Support Groups and Classes Resume

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In-person Breastfeeding Support Groups and Classes Resume 

Activities to begin Tuesday, September 20, 2022

 

PITT COUNTY, N.C. – Monthly breastfeeding support groups and breastfeeding classes will resume in-person activities at the Pitt County Health Department (PCHD). 

 

M.O.M.S. (Mothers of Milk Support) Breastfeeding Support Group is a monthly discussion group led by WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Breastfeeding Peer Counselors who provide encouragement and support for pregnant or breastfeeding women, their partners, and anyone interested in learning more. 

 

This group resumes Tuesday, September 20, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Health Department located at 201 Government Circle, Greenville, NC.  The debut topic will be “Latch on to Persistence” and shared by a guest speaker whose testimonial includes challenges she overcame through persistence. 

 

Participants can make peer connections and enjoy a healthy snack.  M.O.M.S. Support Groups are held on the third Tuesday of the month from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.   A virtual option will also be available. Call 252-902-2382 or 252-902-2418 to receive the link to attend virtually. 

 

Free Breastfeeding Classes will resume October 4, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. at the PCHD.  Moms-to-Be are encouraged to attend during their pregnancy to learn more about breastfeeding and have any questions addressed.  A WIC Nutritionist and Breastfeeding Peer Counselor are present during these classes to guide and provide resources. These classes are held the first Tuesday of each month beginning at 6:30 p.m. 

 

For more information, please contact 252-902-2382 or 252-902-2418.

 

The Mission of Pitt County Government is to enhance the health, safety, and well-being of our community by advocating for and providing quality services in a friendly and cost-effective manner. Learn more: www.PittCountyNC.gov