Family Services offers free lactation services by internationally board certified lactation consultant Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
While in the hospital, breastfeeding patients are checked on to make sure that breastfeeding is going well for mother and infant. The consultantwill answer questions and address any concerns the patient or a family member may have regarding breastfeeding.
Breastfeeding women are welcome to call after they go home if they have questions about breastfeeding or would like further assistance.
Patients who have been discharged from the hospital and need hands-on assistance may make an appointment with the lactation consultant by calling 918-331-1148. The free service is available to all breastfeeding women in the community regardless of where they delivered their baby.
When the lactation consultant is not available, Family Services nurses are here to assist patients with breastfeeding. The unit's phone number is 918-331-1105.