August is breastfeeding awareness month in South Dakota. Breastfeeding is reccomended for at least one year and exclusively for the first six months. Breastfeeding success requires a strong support system. South Dakota WIC is committed to supporting mothers through peer and professional breastfeeding support. WIC employs over 35 location experts accross the state and provides peer support 24 hours a day through phone, email and text. Visit sdwic.org.