COVID-19 and Vaccine Information
Masks are still required in healthcare settings per CDC and state health department guidelines.
Every new mother needs lots of encouragement and support. Some new moms and babies need extra help to get started with breastfeeding. You’ll get lots of support from our nurses and lactation consultants. These are nurses specially trained to help mothers successfully breastfeed. We are guided by the World Health Organization’s Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding.
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 Sacred Heart, you will receive:
You can keep getting breastfeeding help from our lactation consultants even after you leave the hospital. If you have unexpected problems with breastfeeding, call us to ask a question or to make an appointment. During your visit, a lactation consultant will:
If you still need help after your visit, you are welcome to return. We want to help you have a successful breastfeeding experience.
For more information and support, visit Nursing Mothers Counsel of Oregon.