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Breastfeeding Services

The Wood County Health Department provides breastfeeding education, support, and resources to all breastfeeding mothers regardless of income, age, or race.

The Wood County Health Department is staffed with several professionals certified in lactation.

Public Health Services

Services below are available through the Wood County Health Department,
Monday through Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm by appointment - Call 715-421-8911 to schedule an appointment.

  • Prenatal Breastfeeding Education
  • Breastfeeding Consultations (home visits available)
  • Breastfeeding equipment/supplies
  • Rental pumps and kits - $30-35 per kit
  • Breastfeeding accessories (Medela) available for purchase, upon request
  • Cover-ups - $5
  • Pump holders - $5

Circle of Moms: Breastfeeding Support

Circle of Moms is a support group for new parents and mothers who are breastfeeding, led by a certified lactation consultant.
  • Meets on Thursdays at 10:00 AM – Marshfield Medical Center (Learning Resource Center-1st Floor)
  • Circle of Moms Meeting Location (MAP)
  • Breastfeeding Warmline is for parents needing support and information on infant feeding and related subjects. Call 715-389-3903.

For more information: Circle of Moms: Breastfeeding Support Group

Wood County Breastfeeding Support Group

The WCHD supports the work of Wood County Breastfeeding Coalition. Check their Facebook page for more information.

Find us on Facebook - Wood County Breastfeeding Coalition

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Services

The goal of the WIC program is to help pregnant women, new mothers, infants and children stay healthy and strong.

Wood County WIC provides:

  • Breastfeeding information and support services
  • Prenatal breastfeeding education 3 times throughout pregnancy
  • Lactation consultations by appointment - Call 715-421-8950
  • Nutrition information
  • An eWIC electronic benefits card to buy food
  • Referrals to other community resources
  • Breastfeeding equipment/supplies
    • Rental Pumps
    • Hand pumps
    • Personal electric pumps
    • Accessories

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For more information: Wood County WIC Program