Outpatient Breastfeeding Services

St.Vincent Women’s Hospital offers both inpatient and outpatient breastfeeding services, including classes and individual consultations to assist you and your family. While you and your baby are in the hospital, lactation specialists are available during your 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 outpatient breastfeeding offerings include:

Breastfeeding Classes

We offer a variety of classes on topics including latching, positioning, returning to work, pumping, and more.

Lactation Consultations

Learn how to provide optimal breastfeeding support for your baby, especially during the first few weeks (by appointment only).

Publications

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

Support Groups

These group sessions give nursing moms the opportunity to share their experiences in a group setting.

  • St.Vincent Carmel Hospital, Entrance 3
    13450 North Meridian, Suite 255
    (317) 582-8080
    Mondays at 10:30 a.m.  
  • St.Vincent Women’s Health Boutique, Indianapolis
    Physicians Medical Plaza
    8550 Naab Road, Suite 201
    (317) 338-8866
    Fridays at 10:30 a.m.  
  • St.Vincent Fishers Hospital
    3rd Floor, Community Room
    13914 E. State Road 238
    (317) 415-9000
    Saturdays at 10:00 a.m.  

Women’s Health Boutique

The Women's Health Boutique in Carmel offers a variety of products and services for nursing mothers.

Lending Library

Our lending library carries a variety of videos, DVDs, and books for check out on topics related to pregnancy, birth, parenting and more.

Indiana Mother’s Milk Bank

The Indiana Mother’s Milk Bank helps save lives of premature and unhealthy infants by providing pasteurized donor human milk to babies whose mothers are unable to provide their own.

For information about our breastfeeding services, please call (317) 415-7441.