Breastfeeding and Lactation Program
Providing milk for your child is one of the most important roles you have as a new mother. Even if you have never considered breastfeeding in the past, the lactation team at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia can help you at least begin pumping milk for your infant.
Human milk is infant food, but for sick, hospitalized babies, it’s also medicine. CHOP experts cover this topic in a neonatal nursing journal’s special issue focused on human milk for sick newborns.