Emergency Preparedness for Breastfeeding

It is important to stay informed and prepared for any potential sudden emergency. Click the links below for more information on hand expression, cup feeding, how to clean feeding items in a sanitary manner, and common questions and concerns on breastfeeding in an emergency situation. You can even print off the emergency preparation checklist to make sure you have all the materials you need in the event of an emergency!
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Emergency Preparedness Resources

Please click on the following links to find out how you can best prepare yourself to breastfeed, and to avoid being disrupted in the event of an emergency. See how these tips and tricks can help suit your needs and plan for an emergency!

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Manual Breast Pumps

Manual Breast Pumps can be provided to individuals upon request, free of charge. If you are pregnant or recently had a baby, please email community_relations@onslowcountync.gov or call 910-989-3963 for manual breast pump inquiries. For more information on how to use this manual breast pump, please watch this video.