WIC works hard to be inclusive of the local LGBTQ+ community. The following are resources that may be relevant LGBTQ+ parents.

Parenting Articles

Can A Man Breastfeed? Supporting Breastfeeding LGBTQ Families

Transgender Parents and Chest/Breastfeeding

Parenting for Gay and Lesbian Parents - Questions To Expect and How To Support Your Children

 American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Parents

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth


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