Locations

Preregistration Online

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When you arrive to have your baby, all you’ll need to do is give us your name.

Preregister Online

Additional Breastfeeding Resources

The following organizations are good resources for information on breastfeeding.

Lactation Services

Breast milk is the “best” milk for babies. While breastfeeding is the most natural way to feed your newborn, it doesn’t always come easily. Support makes all the difference.

Our International Board Certified Lactation Consultants and Certified Lactation Counselors are here to help. We offer in-hospital and outpatient one-on-one consults and care planning, virtual classes and phone/email contact options. Breastfeeding Friends, our monthly mothers’ group, is not currently meeting but will resume as soon as we can safely be in person together again.

Contact Us

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Please call us at 270-417-5338 or email LactationServices@OwensboroHealth.org at any time to discuss preparing to breastfeed, questions, challenges, or for moral support.

Preparing to breastfeed your baby

Parents feel more confident in the early days with breastfeeding when they attend prenatal classes, watch videos, and talk with other experienced breastfeeding moms. We recommend all pregnant mothers attend our prenatal breastfeeding class, now offered virtually, and download the free Coffective App (Apple / Android) filled with video content and tips to set yourself up for breastfeeding success.

Videos

For informative content and real mom stories, please watch our Facebook video series designed with new moms in mind. See videos such as:

Contact Us

Send us questions, comments or ideas for new prenatal classes through our online form.

For more information on Maternity Services call 270-417-5300.

For more information on Lactation Services call 270-417-5338.

Prenatal breastfeeding classes (virtual)

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  • Mar
    8
    Monday
    6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Partners Encouraged to Attend, Covers benefits of breastfeeding, how to get started, positioning infant, latch, returning to work and using breast pump.
  • Mar
    14
    Sunday
    1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Partners Encouraged to Attend, Covers benefits of breastfeeding, how to get started, positioning infant, latch, returning to work and using breast pump.
  • Apr
    12
    Monday
    6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Partners Encouraged to Attend, Covers benefits of breastfeeding, how to get started, positioning infant, latch, returning to work and using breast pump.
  • May
    10
    Monday
    6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Partners Encouraged to Attend, Covers benefits of breastfeeding, how to get started, positioning infant, latch, returning to work and using breast pump.
  • May
    16
    Sunday
    1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Partners Encouraged to Attend, Covers benefits of breastfeeding, how to get started, positioning infant, latch, returning to work and using breast pump.