Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo
Variety 6, Mother Baby Unit
219 Bryant Street
Buffalo, NY 14222
- (716) 878-7046
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With education and experience, the goal of the Lactation Department is to establish a positive breastfeeding relationship for mom, baby, and family.
The Lactation Department was established in 1990, as a response to the need for more breastfeeding education and support. The department employs registered nurses who are board certified lactation consultants.
The Lactation Department provides a collaborative team effort to support breastfeeding by
- Daily Mother-Baby consults
- Consults throughout the hospital for mothers in need of help or education as related to breastfeeding
- Educational Prenatal Breastfeeding classes both in the hospital and the community