Maternal Child Health (MCH) Program
Wayne County Public Health Certified Lactation Consultants can provide free in-home visits, breastfeeding support, and education for breastfeeding moms and/or anyone interested in breastfeeding.
Breastfeeding is the most natural way to feed your baby.
Breastfed babies have a lower risk for:
- Type 1 Diabetes
- Ear Infections
- Diarrhea and Vomiting
- Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
- Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) (in preemies)
The Maternal Child Health Program is coordinated by:
Susan Sheets, RN
Mother’s who breastfeed have a lower risk for:
- Breast and Ovarian Cancers
- High Blood Pressure
- Type 2 Diabetes
Are you pregnant & interested in breastfeeding?
Contact the program coordinator if you are interested in more information about this topic, such as educational materials, presentations, and resources.