Breastfeeding Basics

Mary Lovegreen, clinical nurse in the Noreen Stonor Drexel Birthing Center at Newport Hospital, highlights the numerous benefits of breastfeeding for mother and baby

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Mary Lovegreen, clinical nurse in the Noreen Stonor Drexel Birthing Center at Newport Hospital, highlights the numerous benefits of breastfeeding for mother and baby. For more information call 401-845-1110.

 

Breastfeeding is a healthy, rewarding experience that creates a special bond between you and your baby. While many mothers and infants take to breastfeeding naturally, others can find establishing a breastfeeding routine challenging.

 Whatever option you choose, we are here to support you and your baby. Talk to your health care provider and to our certified lactation consultants, who can provide additional information and answer your questions about breastfeeding. Lactation consultants are also available for private consultations with breastfeeding mothers, upon referral from a primary care physician or pediatrician.