Human breast milk is natural and is the perfect food for your baby. The decision to breastfeed should be made before your baby is born.
Woman's is designated a Guided Infant Feeding Techniques (GIFT) hospital. We provide evidence-based practices to new moms about infant feeding and maternal and infant bonding.
Human breast milk is exactly what your baby needs to grow. (Click to Tweet) It helps:
- Prevent disease
- Provide optimum nutrition
- Promote healthy growth and development
- Lower the risks of allergy and dental problems
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Here’s how we can help!
- In person!
Classes and Support Groups: We have all the tools and education you need to breastfeed successfully. At Woman's, our staff is eager to help and support you through your breastfeeding journey. We offer a variety of breastfeeding education classes, support groups, and convenient personal consultations with our lactation specialists.
- On the phone!
“Warmline:” Woman’s Breastfeeding Warmline provides free lactation phone consultation and troubleshooting advice from a registered nurse. This service is available to the entire community by calling 225-924-8239. For an after-hours emergency, call 225-924-8286.
Video: Breastfeeding Benefits for Mother and Child
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