Support and Services for Breastfeeding Moms
Certified lactation consultants visit new mothers to ensure successful breastfeeding and follow-up with moms after they return home to offer assistance with breastfeeding after leaving the hospital.
Prenatal Breastfeeding Class
This program provides expectant mothers with the practical information necessary for a successful and rewarding breastfeeding experience. Call 708.423.3070 or register online for class schedule and reservations. Fee: $15.
Breast Feeding Support Group - Free
This support group offers new mothers the opportunity to meet and share experiences with other breast feeding women, and also provides guidance from an expert LCM Lactation Consultant. The Group meets every Wednesday on the 8th Floor of the West Pavilion from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and an evening group meets on the last Wednseday of each month from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. All support groups do not meet on holidays. Groups meet at Little Company of Mary. All mothers and babies are welcome. No registration is necessary. Our goal is to give every mom and baby the best start possible. For lactation information, please call 708.229.5418.
Cook County Department of Public Health asked Little Company of Mary to be part of this wonderful informative video on breastfeeding.