Breastfeeding text message tips

Mobile Milk | NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

Family Services Baby Caregiver

Get text messages that support and guide breastfeeding. Mobile Milk sends tips to pregnant women and new mothers about nursing their babies.

  • Messages can be sent in English or Spanish
  • Mobile Milk sends information for women both before and after they have given birth
  • During pregnancy, women get 1 - 2 messages per week; after delivery, mothers receive text messages 3 - 4 times per week


Am I Eligible?

Any woman who is pregnant or has given birth can sign up for Mobile Milk text messages.


I'm Ready To Apply

Text “MILK” to 877877 to sign up and start receiving tips.


How Can I Get Help?

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Updated December 5, 2019