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Breastfeeding Services

Supportive Lactation Services

The Lactation Program at CMC’s The Mom's Place offers education and encouragement to new moms before the birth of their baby, during their hospital stay and after their return home. 

The Lactation Program provides:
  • A certified lactation consultant
  • Prenatal breastfeeding classes and counseling
  • In-hospital visits for all new mothers for breastfeeding assessment, assistance and education
  • Outpatient visits for weight checks, breastfeeding support and encouragement
  • Follow-up phone calls
Benefits of Breastfeeding

At The Mom’s Place, we follow the World Health Organization's ten steps to successful breastfeeding. We encourage all new moms to breastfeed. Breast milk not only provides perfect nutrition for your baby, but also has immunologic and developmental benefits. Breastfed babies can have fewer infections, a decreased risk of obesity and greater intelligence. Breastfed babies also have a lower incidence of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Mothers who breastfeed heal faster and have a decreased risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Breastfeeding also saves a new family up to $4,000 a year in formula costs.

The lactation and nursing staff at The Mom’s Place helps you and your nursing baby get off to a good start. A lactation consultant observes feedings and offers tips and encouragement. After your discharge, lactation services are still available for weight checks, problems and support. We also provide and rent breast pumps and kits. 

Lactation Program Hours: Mon–Fri 8 AM–4 PM 

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Bottle-Feeding Support

If you choose to bottle feed or are unable to breastfeed, we provide formula for your baby during your stay at CMC. Our staff offers support, assistance and education about formula feeding and preparation.

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iBirth App

CMC's iBirthTM customized app gives you access to customized information just for you by the nurses at The Mom's Place. Download the iBirthTM  app (in either the iTunes Store or Google Play) and enter code: themomsplace 

Lactation Services

Officially designated Baby-Friendly™ hospital, CMC offers one-on-one education and encouragement for new moms before the birth, during the hospital stay and after going home.

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International Recognition
Redesignated Baby-Friendly Birth Facility

CMC's The Mom's Place is proud to be redesignated, for an additional five years, as a Baby-Friendly® birth facility by Baby-Friendly USA, Inc., a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). The initiative encourages and recognizes centers that offer an optimal level of care for breastfeeding mothers and their babies.
April 2019

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