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Providing milk for your child is one of the most important roles you have as a new mother. Even if you have never considered breastfeeding in the past, the lactation team at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia can help you at least begin pumping milk for your infant.
Learn more about the Breastfeeding and Lactation Program
When her second son, Kaashif, was born with medical issues that prevented him from feeding at the breast, Alissa found new ways to approach feeding.
Common Breastfeeding Concerns
Breastfeeding Babies with Special Needs
In addition to the programs and services listed here, we also offer support groups and other supportive resources to help you achieve your breastfeeding goals.
Our lactation team is comprised of international board-certified lactation consultants and trained breastfeeding resource nurses.
Meet Our Team
Hear from moms of patients in CHOP’s N/IICU about their decision to pump breastmilk for their children.
Our Mothers’ Milk Bank allows mothers to contribute, in an important way, to the health of other babies in the N/IICU.
CHOP is the first non-BFHI hospital in the state recognized by the Department of Health for commitment to breastfeeding.