Breastfeeding Support Programs

Programs that provide information and instruction concerning appropriate techniques for nursing an infant for expectant parents or new mothers.



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A free, confidential telephone service which provides health advice or general health information from a registered nurse.

In emergency situations a person should always call 911.

Assists new mothers and babies (up to 6 weeks) with breastfeeding during their hospital stay and provides support and assistance after discharge both in the clinic and over the telephone. 

Visits are by appointment only.

Provides parents with informed support before, during, and after the birthing process.  Services include:

Offers breastfeeding support over the phone; lactation consultants address any questions or concerns about breastfeeding or baby's health and development.

Call Health Connections to access this service.

Offers prenatal education classes in small groups and individual sessions, providing culturally appropriate information to improve expectant parents' knowledge.

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