Breastfeeding Support

Support for You and Your Baby

Questions about breastfeeding, or want tips from our lactation support team? Our breastfeeding support group meets monthly, and registration is not required. All moms and babies are welcome!

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Learn more about The Family Birthplace or register for our education programs.

(866) 354-7584

West Suburban Medical Center
3 Erie Court
Oak Park, IL 60302

Breastfeeding Support at West Suburban

 

I Believe in Breastfeeding

 

Breastfeeding Bond

 

Benefits of Breastfeeding

 

Breastfeeding Classes & Support Groups

Prenatal Breastfeeding Class and the Breastfeeding Support Group meet at the West Suburban Medical Center Labor & Delivery Classroom on the 6th floor in the hospital. See class descriptions and dates below. Please call (866) 938-7256 to register.

Prenatal Breastfeeding

Prenatal Breastfeeding classes are offered every third Saturday of the month from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Class is taught by Mary Pawlizs, RN, Certified Lactation Consultant. Learn breastfeeding techniques, answers to commonly asked questions, and information on the benefits of breastfeeding for mom and baby. A support person is encouraged to attend. Fee: $30.

Breastfeeding Support Group

Our Breastfeeding Support Group meets on the first Saturday of each month at 12:30 p.m. and is led by Eve Slipiec, RN, IBCLC, Lactation Consultant. Join us with your little one for FREE hands-on practice, advice, support, and education.

Women’s Health Education, Classes & Events

West Suburban Medical Center supports women’s health education with a variety of classes and events throughout the year.

If you have any questions, need assistance, or don’t see a class/topic you are looking for, please call us at (866) 938-7256.

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