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
- 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 and lanolin
- 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
- Baby Café Weekly Breastfeeding Support Meetings-
After you deliver, join us for Baby Café every Tuesday from 1-2:30pm in
the Teen Center. 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.