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Breastfeeding Education and Support for New mothers

Lactation Support

Breastfeeding is one of the most beneficial things a mother can do for her baby. There are many physical and emotional benefits for both baby and mom. Some of those benefits may include less physician office visits, it can reduce risks of many illnesses and breastmilk is readily available. It also provides special bonding time for you and your baby. But sometimes there are challenges for both baby and mom. We offer the Breastfeeding Education Center as a resource to support new mothers.

Benefits of Breastfeeding

There are many physical and emotional benefits of breastfeeding for both mom and baby:

Lactation Support

Our caring and skilled nurses and certified lactation consultants help expectant parents prepare for breastfeeding and provide one-on-one assistance to new mothers. As mother and baby learn together, it is common to have questions, concerns and challenges. That's where we can help. Our experienced staff can provide advice and support to ensure a successful experience.

When to ask for help:

The Breastfeeding Education Center is located at Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies. Services include private lactation consultations (insurance accepted). Consultations are by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please call (321) 843-2229.

New Mother Classes

Several virtual classes are also available to new mothers, including:

For more information on these classes and others, and to register, view our Virtual Childbirth and Parenting Classes here.

Breast Pump Rental

If you are interested in renting a breast pump, call Lori’s Gifts at (321) 843-1222. Lori’s Gifts is located on the first floor of Orlando Health Winnie Palmer.

Contact Us

Call the Breastfeeding Helpline at 321-THE-BABY or (321) 843-2229 with your questions or to schedule a private consultation.