After your baby is born, lactation consultants at Orange Coast Medical Center are available to provide you with education, support, and reassurance. You can learn beneficial breastfeeding techniques during in-hospital and outpatient consultations, breastfeeding classes, and at support groups. Breast pump sales and rentals, and other assistance is also available.
Our lactation consultants are registered nurses with advanced training in breastfeeding management and board certification.
Orange Coast Medical Center Breastfeeding Guidelines (4-28-14)
At MemorialCare, we believe that breastfeeding is the best source of nutrition for your baby. To make the most informed choice about this important decision, we encourage you to attend our breastfeeding class during your seventh to ninth month of pregnancy. A board-certified lactation consultant presents the two-session class. Partners are also encouraged to attend.
A lactation consultant can help you with any breastfeeding issues. MemorialCare lactation consultants have advanced training in breastfeeding management and board certification.
Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) at MemorialCare Medical Centers in Southern California are home to heroic and tender care for infants. Dedicated physicians, nurses, therapists, dietitians, lactation consultants and other members of the care teamwork to save the fragile lives of infants born too sick or too early.
When you’re expecting, there are many decisions to make—but none is as important as choosing the health care team who will help deliver your baby. It’s easy to see why so many families choose MemorialCare as the best place to deliver their baby.
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