Infant and Young Child Nutrition

From newborn to young adult, balanced nutrition is so important for your developing child. Here we offer some resources for helping parents provide their children the nutritional support to transform them into happy, healthy adults.

Special Supplemental Nutrition for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC): Federal program that supplemental foods and nutrition education to pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding women and to infants and children age 0-5 years of age.

Services by County

Alamance County Health Department
319 N. Graham-Hopedale Road
Burlington, N.C. 27217

Phone: 336-570-6745

Chatham County
Siler City Office
1000 S. 10th Ave.
Siler City, N.C. 27344

Phone: 919-742-5602

Moncure Community Health Center
PO Box 319
Moncure, N.C. 27559

Phone: 919-742-5602

Durham County
Lincoln Community Health Center
1301 Fayetteville Street
PO Box 52119
Durham, N.C. 27717

Phone: 919-956-4042

Lee County Health Department
106 Hillcrest Drive
Sanford, N.C. 27331

Phone: 919-718-4642

Orange County

Orange County Health Department
300 W. Tryon Street
PO Box 8181
Hillsborough, N.C. 27278

Phone: 919-245-2422

Carrboro - Chapel Hill Community Health Center
301 Lloyd Street
Carrboro, N.C. 27510

Phone: 919-942-8741

Wake County Human Services
10 Sunnybrook Road
Raleigh, N.C. 27620

Phone: 919-250-4720

Breastfeeding Support

La Leche League

The La Leche League is a group of mothers supporting each other for breastfeeding success. Members may attend weekly meetings that discuss various topics pertaining to raising a new infant. Others may benefit from information provided free on their website. The group also offers multiple online forums and online chatting for more support. Toll-free hotline: 1-877-4LA-LECHE (1-877-452-5324)

Triangle area chapters:

La Leche of North Carolina

La Leche of Chapel Hill

La Leche of Durham

Zip Milk

Zip Milk provides free online information for local breastfeeding support by zip code. Website >>


This National Institutes of Health-supported online database provides information on drugs and other chemicals that may affect breastfeeding mothers or their infants. Website >>

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