Here, you'll find a team of specialists who provide a wide range of preventive care and treatment for conditions or diseases of the female reproductive system. Our women's health specialists may be best known for taking care of mothers-to-be (and their unborn babies) during pregnancy, childbirth and after the baby is born with services such as breastfeeding, lactation support and more. Our team can also help you prevent problems (or catch them early) through annual exams, screenings, education and counsel on healthy lifestyle choices.
Breastfeeding & Lactation
While You Are in the Hospital
All of our breastfeeding mothers are encouraged and supported by our experienced nursing staff. Lactation consultants are available every day of the week for those who need extra help. While you are at the PeaceHealth St. Joseph, Childbirth Center in Bellingham you will receive:
- Breastfeeding help at your bedside
- Tips for solving common problems in the early weeks of breastfeeding
- Information about breast pumping and storage, if needed, plus information about where in the community to rent or buy pumps
Back at Home: Breastfeeding and Lactation Help
You can keep getting breastfeeding help from our lactation consultants at PHMG Clinic even after you leave the hospital. We want to help you have a successful breastfeeding experience.
OB-GYNs, ARNPs and Certified Nurse Midwives are among the specialists on our team. All of our providers have privileges at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center where more than 2,000 babies are born every year.
We welcome you to our practice. For your convenience, new patient information follows. You may print and complete these forms prior to your visit and bring them with you to your appointment.