Our Breastfeeding Medicine Clinic offers lactation support to all moms and babies coping with breastfeeding difficulties. We also provide follow-up phone calls to breastfeeding moms for ongoing support.
Mothers who breastfeed their babies give them a healthy start in the world. During and after your hospital stay, our nursing staff and lactation consultants provide you with the support you need to breastfeed your newborn.
We offer follow-up visits for personal breastfeeding issues, including:
Evaluation of latch and milk intake
Help with increasing milk supply
Management of breast refusal or nipple confusion
Evaluation of nipple and breast pain
Treatment for plugged ducts, engorgement, mastitis and sore nipples
Evaluation and treatment of tongue tie
Management for slow weight gain
Support for complex breastfeeding issues
Help with pumping and breastfeeding when returning to work/school
Education about the benefits of breast milk and tools for breastfeeding success.