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Lactation Services

Lactation ServicesThe decision to breastfeed is a personal one.  Breastfeeding provides numerous benefits for you and your baby.  It is a beautiful and natural way to bond with your new baby. Our qualified staff is here to provide support as you learn how to breastfeed.  A variety of complimentary breastfeeding services are available before and after you deliver your baby.

  • Prenatal Breastfeeding Class- Information will be shared to make breastfeeding a positive experience. You will learn about the art of breastfeeding, what to expect during the beginning days of breastfeeding and what support resources are available after you leave the hospital.

    For class dates and times, please call 404-0474.

  • In-hospital breastfeeding assistance- TMC is committed to encouraging exclusive breastfeeding as the ideal method for feeding and nurturing babies. During your hospital stay, breastfeeding help is available day and night. Our nursing staff and lactation consultants can give assistance and answer questions you might have. Breastfeeding mothers will receive a free manual breastpump.
  • Outpatient visits for families with breastfeeding questions and concerns- This is an opportunity to meet one-on-one with a certified lactation consultant. They will be able to answer questions and assist with breastfeeding challenges. Call 816-404-0474 for an appointment.
  • Baby Café Weekly Breastfeeding Support Meetings- After you deliver, join us for Baby Café every Tuesday from 1-2:30pm in the Family Education Center on the 6th floor. . Baby Café provides a relaxed and informal environment led by TMC lactation consultants. Mothers can bond with each other, share experiences and get up-to-date information from knowledgeable staff. Registration is not required for this group. Mothers that deliver at TMC Hospital Hill can receive a free electric breastpump after attending three meetings.


Need to speak with a Lactation Consultant? Give us a call.






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