Breastfeeding

We’re here to Help You!

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department offers a variety of breastfeeding support for families.

 

FOR ALL PREGNANT & BREASTFEEDING FAMILIES:

Prenatal breastfeeding education classes

One-on-one consults during pregnancy to discuss infant feeding options

Breastfeeding consults after delivery from International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)

Individualized counseling for moms returning to work or school.

Weight checks anytime during office hours and Breastfeeding Cafes.

Breastfeeding Café (support group)

Cafes are a place for new, expectant, or experienced moms to talk about breastfeeding and other parenting topics in a laid back, friendly atmosphere.

Cafes are offered twice a month:

Evening Café                                                 Daytime Cafe

1st Wednesday of the month                    3rd Wednesday of the month

5:30 – 7:30 pm                                              10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Main Health Department Building         Annex Health Department Building

205 N 7th St., Zanesville                            333 Putnam Ave, Zanesville

Facebook PageMuskingum County Breastfeeding Moms

Breastfeeding articles, information, events, humor, and announcements.

Private messaging available to answer your questions & concerns.

 

FOR WIC PARTICIPANTS ONLY:

All of the above, plus

Breast pump program

Supplemental nutritious foods

 

RESOURCES:

 

CONTACT:

Phone – 740-454-5040

Amanda McPeck, CLS, Breastfeeding Peer Helper ext. 287

Email: amandam@zmchd.org

Lisa Davidson, IBCLC, Breastfeeding Coordinator ext 247

Email: lisad@zmchd.org