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Breastfeeding Support

Supportive Lactation Services

Breastfeeding is an important health decision for mothers and babies. Our lactation support staff is available to assist you with your decision to breastfeed. A lactation consultant can offer assistance, support and education during your stay with us. You may also seek support from our lactation office when you are home with your baby. Our goal is for all women to feel supported in feeding their baby, no matter what path it takes.


Our program includes:

  • Lactation consultants and counselors
  • RNs who are trained in lactation
  • FREE prenatal breastfeeding classes and counseling
  • Breastfeeding assessment, assistance, and education during your stay
  • Outpatient visits for weight checks and support for breastfeeding difficulties
  • Follow up phone calls and a lactation line for questions
  • Breast pump rentals
  • Mom’s group for new moms
Breastfeeding can be difficult at times, especially early on. But remember you are not alone. Our lactation consultants can help you find ways to make breastfeeding work for you and your baby.
 

Lactation support is available either over the-phone or in-person by scheduling an appointment.

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

Lactation Line:

603.663.6686


For more information about the Lactation Program:

603.626.2626

 
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.

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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