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Breastfeeding Information 

Whether you choose to breastfeed or bottle-feed your newborn is your decision. But, we encourage you to at least try breastfeeding—there are many health benefits for both you and baby. Our certified Lactation Specialists are available to provide basic guidance or specialized support both while you and your baby are in the hospital and after you are home. Our Mother’s Boutique (3rd floor of the hospital), has a variety of items for sale including breastfeeding supplies and other items for new mothers.

St. Mary’s Hospital Lactation Specialists
608-258-6474
or 1-800-336-6650
Available 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Voicemail messages are returned in a timely fashion.

Other Resources:
Breastfeeding Class
Storing Milk for Your Healthy Full-Term Infant
Hand Expression
Gerry Anne's Recipe for Pumping Success
Care Plan for Sore Nipples
Care Plan for Engorgement

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