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COVID-19 Response

The City of Grand Forks is actively responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.  For up to date info from the City regarding COVID-19 visit our COVID-19 City Updates page.  For those looking for assistance in this difficult time visit our COVID-19 Resources page.  City offices are closed to the public but open for business.  Find out more at our Virtual City Hall.

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