St.Vincent Women’s Hospital offers both inpatient and
outpatient breastfeeding services, including classes and individual
consultations to assist you and your family. If your pregnancy requires bedrest
within our hospital we offer a variety of childbirth
classes. After your baby has arrived, our lactation specialists are
available during your hospital stay to assist you with breastfeeding. And, after
you leave the hospital, our breastfeeding support groups and lactation
specialists can support you for the days and months to come.
Our inpatient breastfeeding services include:
We offer a variety of classes on topics including
latching and positioning, returning to work and pumping. Should you be staying
with us on our High-Risk Unit, we offer personal
breastfeeding classes at your bedside.
Learn how to provide optimal breastfeeding support for your baby, especially
during the first few weeks (by appointment only).
Download the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's
Health's guide to breastfeeding. Available in English, Spanish and Chinese.
Download Your Guide to Breastfeeding
Women’s Health Boutique
The Women's Health Boutique in Carmel
offers a variety of products and services for nursing mothers.
Our lending library carries a variety of videos, DVDs, and books for checkout on topics
related to pregnancy, birth, parenting and more.
For information about our breastfeeding services, please call (317)