For Moms

Congratulations on your new baby! Breastmilk is one of the most important gifts you can give your baby. Below is a list of resources that Grand Forks Public Health offers to help you meet your breastfeeding goals.

Prenatal and Breastfeeding Home Visits

  • Free to all families in Grand Forks County
  • Assessments by trained nurses and breastfeeding counselors
  • Promoting optimal prenatal care
  • Helping moms reach their breastfeeding goals

#RTWmama Program

  • Many moms return to the workforce after having a baby. Planning ahead will help you to be successful. The Grand Forks Public Health Department has a free return to work program. Enroll in our free, return to work program where moms receive breastfeeding resources and support upon returning to work.
  • Program includes:  a free reusable grocery bag, resources on maximizing milk supply and pumping, a follow up phone call or email within one week after your baby’s birth and the first week of your return to work.
  • To enroll the free #RTWmama program, click Here.         

Milk and Cookies Breastfeeding Clinic

  • Our community has a new resource for moms starting January 2018. A free, drop-in breastfeeding clinic is now open every Second and Fourth Tuesday, from 10-11 am at Valley Community Health Centers, 212 S. 4th St. 3rd Floor. Stop in to ask questions, have baby weighed before and after a feeding and meet other moms.

For more information on the programs listed above contact:  Mandy (701) 787-8128 or Betty (701) 787-8126