Breastfeeding provides the best nutrition for a growing baby. Studies have proven it to have numerous health advantages for both mother and child.
People’s breastfeeding counselor sees patients both during pregnancy and after delivery to answer questions and assist women in identifying and overcoming potential barriers to breastfeeding. The positive impact of the clinic’s breastfeeding counselor in providing education and assistance to expectant and new mothers is reflected in breastfeeding rates trending upward. Since the start of the lactation program, the number of mothers who have chosen to continue breastfeeding at 6 months after delivery has increased substantially.