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  • Lactation support after discharge

    For new mothers, breastfeeding is a natural way to bond with the baby and provide the vital nutrition newborns need. Like many aspects of having a baby, breastfeeding is an important skill to learn.

    Mommy and Me Breastfeeding Clinic

    Breastfeeding motherThis clinic is available to all moms who would like to breastfeed and are interested in having a breastfeeding assessment performed by Kentucky Children's Hospital providers. During your visit, the baby will be weighed and examined and a physician and lactation consultant will work with the new mom to develop a plan to meet her 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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    For appointments please call:  859-323-6211 

    Nursing Your Infant Class

    This 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. This class is taught by a certified lactation consultant.

    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, Suite 140
    Lexington KY 40507
    Directions & map 

    Call 859-323-2750 to register.

    The UK Birthing Center is committed to making your delivery and hospital stay a special experience. Please contact our Childbirth Education Coordinator at 859-323-2750 if you have questions or need further assistance. We look forward to helping you welcome the newest member of your family!



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