Breastfed babies have a lower risk of stomach problems, infections, and being hospitalized for pneumonia and meningitis.
Breastfed babies also have lower risk of childhood leukemia as well as diabetes, obesity, and hypertension later in life.
Join us as we celebrate National Breastfeeding Month at the following events:
Tuesday August 7, 2018
Gilmer WIC Clinic from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday August 8, 2018
Quitman WIC Clinic from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday August 9, 2018
Palestine WIC Clinic from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mt. Pleasant WIC Clinic from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tyler WIC Clinic at 815 North Broadway from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday August 10, 2018
Clarksville WIC Clinic from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday August 13, 2018
Canton WIC Clinic from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday August 14, 2018
Tyler WIC Clinic at 225 East Amherst from 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Friday August 17, 2018
Atlanta WIC Clinic from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sulphur Springs WIC Clinic from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday August 21, 2018
Athens WIC Clinic from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Carthage WIC Clinic from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wednesday August 29, 2018
Marshall WIC Clinic from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Henderson WIC Clinic from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
No appointment is necessary, and these Breastfeeding Celebrations are a wonderful way to learn about the benefits of breastfeeding.
The Northeast Texas Public Health District serves a vital function for the citizens of Smith County & Northeast Texas.
The organization serves to prevent illness, promote health, and protect the community.