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Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding offers you and your new baby so many nutritional and emotional benefits. Whether breastfeeding is a new experience for you or you need a quick refresher, we can help you and your baby get the most out of this time together.

Our nurses and lactation consultants show you how to use techniques properly so when you’re ready to go home you feel confident and comfortable about feeding your baby.

Supplies

BreastfeedingYou will need:

  • Nursing pads
  • Daytime and nighttime nursing bras

You might want:

  • A nursing pillow
  • Shirts big enough to tuck your baby under
  • Shirts and PJs with nursing panels
  • Lanolin cream for sore or cracked nipples
  • A comfortable chair

Breastfeeding Support

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding for at least six months and preferably a year following an infant’s birth. We have many resources to help you be successful.

Breastfeeding Basics

Breastfeeding and Working Moms

Breast Milk Storage Guide

Breastfeeding Support Group

After you deliver, make plans to visit Petals Boutique, our on-site retail lactation store.

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding

This is an interactive tool that guides you through every stage of breastfeeding with animated illustrations, videos and voice-overs.

First Time
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