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Breastfeeding & Lactation Medicine offers many services to help you throughout your breastfeeding journey.

Inpatient Support

We offer lactation and breastfeeding support for mothers/parents in our emergency rooms, in the NICU, and across our hospital units. We have a team of highly trained board-certified lactation consultants and certified lactation counselors in Pediatrics and Obstetrics, with consultation from the Lactation Study Center. Review the Your Inpatient Breastfeeding Medicine Consult handout for more details.

If you are breastfeeding/lactating and require an inpatient or ER consult, please ask your nurse to page "Lactation." We are available daily from 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., 365 days per year.

Outpatient Support - Consultations Before and After Birth

Are you facing challenges with breastfeeding? Or are you pregnant and trying to prepare for successful breastfeeding? UR Medicine Breastfeeding & Lactation Services is here to help. We offer consultations before and after birth to help you plan, work through problems, and meet your breastfeeding goals. You will have one-on-one consultations with board-certified lactation consultants and breastfeeding medicine providers with many years of experience.

Pregnant mother talking with doctor holding stomach

Before Birth

Prenatal consultations will help answer any questions and help you make a plan to meet your breastfeeding goals.

Mother holding her newborn baby

After Birth

Postpartum consultations will help answer your questions and work through any challenges that may arise.

Baby laying in the NICU

In the NICU

Our team is available to support you and your fragile baby in getting breast milk while you are in the NICU.