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Breastfeeding Support
Breastfeeding Support and Education

We at Carbon County Public Health understand how challenging breastfeeding can be at first. We offer a variety of breastfeeding support services to assist women in need of counseling. Our highly trained nurses can provide education and support on the following breastfeeding topics: 

  • Proper Latch
  • Establishing Your Supply
  • Breast milk Storage
  • Benefits of Breastfeeding
  • Newborn Feeding Cues
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the breast and lactation
  • Positioning at Breast
  • Frequency and Duration of a feed
  • Milk Expression
  • Dietary Requirements of a breastfeeding mother
  • Breastfeeding in Public
  • Types of breast milk
  • Dad’s involvement
  • Hand Expression
  • Growth Spurts
  • Nursing a baby at different stages of growth and development
  • Much More!

Get Off to a Great Start!

It is important to the nurses at Carbon County Public Health to help women to get off to a great start! We have a variety of educational opportunities that help to promote, educate, and encourage women to breastfeed, including:

· Advanced Nurse Lactation Consultant Breastfeeding Class
· Pregnancy Counseling
· Nurse Family Partnership
· Prenatal classes that include breastfeeding information throughout
· A variety of videos, handouts, and prepared slideshows
· Lactation Consultation after the baby is born
· Baby Weight checks to demonstrate adequate intake
· Support and encouragement 

Carbon County, WY
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