Chippewa County B.E.S.T.

Need help with breastfeeding?

Call or text 906-630-0050


You will reach a local lactation consultant from the Breastfeeding Education Support Team  in Chippewa County! They can help with any of the breastfeeding issues you may be having. You can also check out classes or  online support.

Taken at the Big Latch On 2016 at the Soo Locks, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan!  The next Big Latch on will be held August 3 & 4, 2018, location TBA.

What is B.E.S.T.?

B.E.S.T. (Breastfeeding Education and Support Team) is a coalition of local health professionals, educators, and moms dedicated to helping and encouraging moms to meet their breastfeeding goals. Everyone is welcome including health providers, organizations, and families. Please help us support breastfeeding in our community!

B.E.S.T. was formed over 20 years ago by a small group of local professionals in order to provide breastfeeding education and support to individuals, families and other community members in Chippewa County. Our current membership includes representatives from Chippewa County Health Department (CCHD), War Memorial Hospital (WMH), CLM Community Action Early Head Start, a doula, local Lactation consultants, the LMAS WIC nutritionist, LSSU School of Nursing and breastfeeding mothers.

Our Mission:

Promote breastfeeding by providing support and education to individuals, families and other community members in a respectful and culturally sensitive way.

Would you like to join B.E.S.T.?

The Breastfeeding Education and Support Team (B.E.S.T.), meets the 2nd Monday every month in the Avery Square Atrium, 509 Ashumn Street, Sault Ste. Marie, MI from 12-1 p.m. Join us there, and follow us on Facebook!