Resources for Breastfeeding
Maternity onto Motherhood (MOM) Program
We have Maternity onto Motherhood (MOM) Coordinators who are specially trained to help you with a wide variety of breastfeeding resources and support throughout your entire breastfeeding journey. From inpatient and outpatient lactation consultations – with certified lactation counselors – to weaning your baby, and everything in-between, we’ve got you covered. Learn more.
Free classes are offered monthly for those planning to breastfeed or who are undecided. Classes are taught by a lactation specialist and cover the benefits of breastfeeding, common challenges and techniques for success. To register online for classes, click here.
Breastfeeding Support Group
After leaving the hospital, moms may need additional assistance in breastfeeding. A free support group is offered weekly at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital for all moms who wish to learn new ideas, share experiences and gain confidence in breastfeeding. Led by a lactation specialist, topics include:
Participants have the opportunity to discuss concerns, build camaraderie and receive education and support in a relaxed environment. Babies are encouraged to attend. Support people are welcome. For more information and to register, click here.