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Local Support for New Parents

  • Baby Café (2 locations): 
  • Baby Love: Baby Love is a community-based outreach program designed to engage pregnant women in early and continuous prenatal care.
  • Beautiful Birth Choices Support Group: An informal breastfeeding support group to ask questions, listen, and learn in a supportive environment.
  • Health Baby Network: Monroe County breastfeeding resources plus all of the participating counties in the Finger Lakes Breastfeeding Partnership.
  • La Leche League Rochester Chapter: Provides local mother-to-mother support and education for breastfeeding mothers and their babies.
  • Nurse Family Partnership: A program for first-time parents to foster long-term success for first-time moms, their babies and society.
  • Parenting Village: Where families come for support and connection – to share, learn, and grow together.
  • WIC Peer Counseling: WIC strongly promotes breastfeeding as the best way to feed your baby. Mother to mother Breastfeeding support is available through our WIC Nutritionists and the Peer Counselor Program (753-5640).
    • Monroe County WIC Peer Counselors Helpline: (585) 753-5640
    • Jordan Healthlink WIC: (585) 454-2630