Lompoc Valley Medical Center (LVMC) is now offering an Outpatient Lactation Service available to all breastfeeding mothers. Appointments may be made at Lompoc Valley Medical Center:Hospital, 1515 E. Ocean Ave. The service, by appointment, is available to all breastfeeding mothers, regardless of where the baby was delivered.
Breastfeeding mothers having trouble with newborn latching; milk supply; blocked ducts; over or under supply; pumping; bonding; nutrition; painful latch and any other issue associated with breastfeeding can have a one-on-one consultation with a Certified Lactation Consultant or a Lactation Educator for specialized support and guidance. With a referral from a Pediatrician, Obstetrician or Primary Care Physician, mothers may schedule 30-to-90 minute appointments for private consultations. Appointments may continue as necessary.
For more information about the Outpatient Lactation Service or to schedule an appointment, please call (805) 737-3395.
LVMC also offers a free weekly breastfeeding mothers support group, staffed by experienced lactation consultants. The group meets at 10 am on Fridays at the hospital.