Grandchild on the Way?
Grandparents play a significant role in encouraging expectant mothers to breastfeed their grandchild. Program staff and families may use this resource to learn about the benefits of breastfeeding. It gives grandparents helpful information about bottle feeding a breastfed grandchild, and offers them tips to support breastfeeding mothers.
This is your chance to give your grandchild the best start in life. Encourage mom to breastfeed! By supporting mom's decision to nurse, you play a key role in your grandchild's health. Nursing a baby includes grandmothers too!
But I don't know anything about nursing a baby!
Go with mom to the WIC office so you can learn more about it. Mom needs your help to be successful. It isn't hard to learn. You can call WIC for help. Grandchild on the Way?» [PDF, 131KB]
Grandchild on the Way? Pennsylvania Department of Health/WIC. n.d. English. [PDF, 131KB].
Last Updated: November 13, 2014