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    Programs that provide information and instruction concerning appropriate techniques for nursing an infant for expectant parents or new mothers.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Health Care ServicesThe Cohoes Family Care MOMS Program is an educational program for pregnant women. Provided are pregnancy tests, assistance in completing Medicaid applications, access to prenatal and primary care, free childbirth and breastfeeding education, along with pregnancy and infant care education Also provided are referrals to community agencies as appropriate, such as WIC or the local Department of Health. Crisis counseling on issues such as domestic violence, child abuse and mental health issues is also provided.RensselaerCOHOES FAMILY CARE/MOMS PROGRAMNORTHEAST HEALTH
    Nutrition ServicesThe New York State Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) provides breastfeeding support, nutrition counseling, health education, health care referrals, referrals to other services, and nutritious foods.AlbanyWOMEN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN (WIC)NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
    Parent/Family Support ServicesA support group that works to promote the benefits of breastfeeding to pregnant women, including education and support for new mothers who are breastfeeding.FranklinENHANCED BREAST FEEDING PEER GROUPCOMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER OF THE NORTH COUNTRY
    Parent/Family Support ServicesThe Maternal and Child Health goal is to improve the health of Warren County families with a particular focus on mothers, babies and children. Postpartum care and evaluation, newborn care, breastfeeding support, child health, health education parenting support and immunization. WarrenMATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTHWARREN COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES
    Pregnancy ServicesProvides a state-of-the-art maternity care facility, which encompasses all phases of pregnancy, from conception testing to postpartum support services. Also offers a program, "Hello Babe" for expectant parents.ClintonALICE T. MINER CENTERUNIVERSITY OF VERMONT HEALTH NETWORK CVPH
    Pregnancy ServicesProvides information and support to women during and after pregnancy. Services during pregnancy include prenatal education which focus on fetal growth, stages of labor, breastfeeding, etc. After birth services offered are postpartum home visits, weight and length check, breastfeeding help, referrals for other specialized needs, nutritional consults and dental care, and much more. Support services are available by telephone or a home visit.EssexPREGNANCY SERVICESESSEX COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
    Support ServicesThe Alight Center offers classes to teach parents how to deal with birth, breastfeeding and caring for themselves and their newborn and young children. ColumbiaBREASTFEEDING/CHILDBIRTH/INFANT CARE/PARENTINGALIGHT CENTER

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