• Breastfeeding support

    Breastfeeding is a natural way for new mothers to bond with their baby and provide the vital nutrition newborns need. But just like many aspects of having a baby, it’s not always easy the first time. Breastfeeding is an important skill to learn, and we’re here to help you.

    Mommy and Me breastfeeding clinic

    Breastfeeding motherAvailable to all moms who want to breastfeed and are interested in a breastfeeding assessment by Kentucky Children's Hospital providers. During your visit, your baby will be weighed and examined by a doctor. A lactation consultant will work with you to develop a plan to meet your breastfeeding needs.

    Clinic hours

    Monday - Friday, 12:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.


    Location

    Kentucky Clinic, second floor
    740 S. Limestone
    Lexington KY 40536
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    Make an appointment: 859-323-6211 

    Nursing your infant class

    Class focuses on the advantages of breastfeeding, proper positioning and latch-on, guidelines for adequate breastfeeding and how to prevent and resolve discomfort. Fathers or support persons are encouraged to attend. A certified lactation consultant teaches this class.

    Class times: One Thursday every other month from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. and one Saturday a month from 9 a.m. - noon.  

    Cost: $25 per couple

    Location

    UK Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Office Building  
    125 E. Maxwell St., Suite 140  
    Lexington KY 40507  

    Directions & map

    Register: Call 859-323-2750.

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