Breastfeeding Services

Whether you are a new or an experienced mother, our lactation consultants at Western Maryland Health System are here to assist and answer your questions about breastfeeding. We provide support by increasing your confidence and teaching you the basic skills of breastfeeding before you and your newborn head home.

Lactation Consultants

Here at WMHS, our registered nurses and Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), offers support, encouragement, and assistance for new breastfeeding mothers and their babies.

Please call 240-964-6417 with questions or concerns about breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding Classes

Increase your confidence in nursing your baby by attending one of our free classes. You will learn basic breastfeeding skills and other helpful information. A support person is also encouraged to attend.

Classes are normally offered the last Tuesday of the month from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the auditorium at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center. To register, please call 240-964-6400.

VIEW THE 2018 CLASS SCHEDULE