Town of Islip offers free virtual breastfeeding support group

Town of Islip offers free virtual breastfeeding support group

(Islip, NY)-  Every new mom knows that breastfeeding can come with challenges and that’s why the Town of Islip is now offering a free, socially distant, breastfeeding support group.  Professionals from the Breastfeeding, Resiliency, Engagement, and Empowerment (BFREE) Team at Northwell Health’s Cohen Children’s Center, are offering FREE virtual breastfeeding support groups every Tuesday (7pm–8pm) and Thursday (10am–11am). Spanish translation will be available on Thursday.

For additional information, contact the BFREE team by email at BFREE@northwell.edu, or by phone via: (516) 838-6418.

Learn more about the new program for new moms, here.

Photo: (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)