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NEST offers FREE support to families with newborns.  We assist with breastfeeding, understanding your baby, finding community resources, and postpartum recovery:

  • Help finding community resources
  • Early identification of family needs
  • Breastfeeding encouragement & support
  • Understanding newborn development
  • Assistance with breastfeeding challenges
  • Guidance for pumping & storing milk
  • Support when returning to work
  • Handling mood swings, “baby blues,”  or postpartum depression
  • Board-Certified Lactation Consultants available to help with feeding concerns
  • Home or office visits at no cost
  • Referrals to other programs
  • Phone consultation available 7 days/week
  • Newborn gift package with information
  • Assistance enrolling in Parents as Teachers, Early Head Start, HIPPY, and other  home visiting programs

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