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Breastfeeding Education & Support

Baby BEST (Breastfeeding Education and Support Together) is a program offered by the Birth Place to support nursing moms. Breast milk is the best nutrition for babies. Our lactation consultants help you succeed with breastfeeding through education and consultations.

Baby BEST services include:

  • A monthly class for expectant couples
  • A telephone helpline
  • Daily breastfeeding support for new moms in the Birth Place
  • Bravado nursing bras available for purchase
  • Bra fitting assistance
  • A weekly support group for breastfeeding moms and their babies

How Do You Reach the Baby BEST Program?

Our office is located near the Birth Place on the first floor of the hospital. We’re available by appointment. You can reach us by phone at 240-566-3880. Our voicemail is checked regularly throughout the day.

Who Provides Baby BEST Services?

Our board-certified lactation consultants help breastfeeding moms. Lactation consultants are health care professionals who specialize in breastfeeding.

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