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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. Learn more about LaLeche League.
You can rent or purchase breast pumps from Mercy Pharmacy - Medical Tower A/B. Call 314-251-7444 for more information.
Please see our list of maternity phone numbers that may be helpful to you during your pregnancy:
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