Wood County Breastfeeding Services
The Wood County Health Department provides breastfeeding education, support, and resources to all breastfeeding mothers
regardless of income, age, or race.
Lactation Consultants in Wood County
The Wood County Health Department has 7 professionals certified in lactation.
Service available Monday through Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
- Prenatal Breastfeeding Education
- Breastfeeding Consultations (home visits available)
Walk-in (no appointment needed)
Lactation consultants call or text all breastfeeding moms who reside in Wood County.
Calls are made at 1 month, 3 months, and 6 months postpartum.
Breastfeeding Support Group
Breastfeeding moms are invited to come with their babies to get out of the house and talk with other breastfeeding
moms. Educational topics are available to start discussion. Call 715-421-8911 for more information or follow the Wood
County Breastfeeding Coalition and Circle of Moms Breastfeeding Support Group- Saint Joseph's Hospital on Facebook
Circle of Moms
- Tuesdays at 1:00 PM – Wood County Health Department (Wisconsin Rapids)
- Thursdays at 10:00 AM – Saint Joseph’s Hospital (Marshfield)
Breastfeeding Equipment / Accessories
- Rental pumps and kits - $30 one-time fee
- Breastfeeding accessories (Medela)
- Cover-ups - $5
- Pump holders - $5
Breastfeeding peer counselor: 715-213-3537
Available by Appointment
- Lactation consultations by appointment
- Prenatal breastfeeding education 3 times throughout pregnancy
Calls to all WIC breastfeeding moms are made
- 2x in first week
- Weekly in first month
- Monthly in first year
- As needed for follow-up
Subscribe to the quarterly Wood County Breastfeeding Coalition Newsletter!
- Rental Pumps
- Hand pumps
- Personal electric pumps
Breastfeeding Friendly Businesses and Childcare
For more information and to stay updated on the latest breastfeeding information and events going on in Wood County, visit
www.woodcountybreastfeeding.org and follow the Wood County Breastfeeding Coalition on Facebook.