For new mothers, breastfeeding is a natural way to bond with the baby and provide the vital nutrition newborns need. Like many aspects of having a baby, breastfeeding is an important skill to learn.
This clinic is available to all moms who would like to breastfeed and are interested in having a breastfeeding assessment performed by Kentucky Children's Hospital providers. During your visit, the baby will be weighed and examined and a physician and lactation consultant will work with the new mom to develop a plan to meet her breastfeeding needs.
Clinic hours: Monday - Friday 12:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.Location: Kentucky Clinic, second floor740 S. LimestoneLexington KY 40536Directions >
For appointments please call: 859-323-6211
This class focuses on the advantages of breastfeeding, proper positioning and latch-on, guidelines for adequate breastfeeding, and how to prevent and resolve discomfort. Fathers or support persons are encouraged to attend. This class is taught by a certified lactation consultant.
Class times: One Thursday every other month from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. and one Saturday a month from 9 a.m. - noon.Cost: $25 per coupleLocation:UK Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Office Building125 E. Maxwell, Suite 140Lexington KY 40507Directions & map
Call 859-323-2750 to register.
The UK Birthing Center is committed to making your delivery and hospital stay a special experience. Please contact our Childbirth Education Coordinator at 859-323-2750 if you have questions or need further assistance. We look forward to helping you welcome the newest member of your family!
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