Hospital practices that support breastfeeding

By Elizabeth Allen

Encouraging immediate skin-to-skin contact between mother and newborn is just one way we can help newborns latch on and help new moms create a strong milk supply. Lactation consultant Kate McLachlan talks about delayed umbilical cord clamping, bedside bathing and other hospital practices that allow a baby's entry into the world to unfold naturally. These practices support your baby's physiology.

Kate also talks about some solutions to C-section challenges.

Check out additional information under Breastfeeding and Support Services within our Pregnancy & Childbirth section of our University Health System website.

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