Mercy offers outpatient lactation counselors who can help you if you are having any issues with breastfeeding once you go home with your newborn. Lactation counseling appointments are covered by most health insurance plans.
Please call our Breastfeeding Information Line at 314-251-6781 to schedule your appointment.
Breastfeeding Basics: A Successful Start
Breastfeeding with Confidence Group
These informal groups of nursing mothers with their babies is led by a registered nurse with specialized training in lactation support.
Choose from one of three convenient locations:
LaLeche League Breastfeeding Support Groups at Mercy
Partners are welcome to attend. Visit LaLeche League's website to learn more.
You can rent or purchase breast pumps from Mercy Pharmacy - Medical Tower A/B -314-251-7444, press #2.
Our board certified lacatation counselors:
Sara Blackburn, IBCLC
Danielle Croce, IBCLC
Lonna Ellsworth, IBCLC
Beth Frank, IBCLC
Debbi Heffern, IBCLC
Jan Jendusa, IBCLC
Norma Martin, IBCLC
Michelle Robbs, IBCLC
Cheryl Wormington, IBCLC