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Breastfeeding Support

It is common for moms to have some problems with breastfeeding. Do not be afraid to ask for help. Most problems can be easily treated or solved with help from our certified lactation consultants, nurses who specialize in breastfeeding.

Lactation consultants work with mothers and babies to prevent and treat many common breastfeeding difficulties such as:

  • Latching difficulties
  • Painful nursing
  • Sore nipples
  • Engorgement 
  • Weight gain issues 
  • Milk supply issues
  • Breast pump education

Questions

If you're experiencing pain or feeling frustrated with breastfeeding, don't hesitate to contact our certified lactation consultants with any questions or concerns at (608)775-6876.

Most issues can be easily treated or solved. 

Appointments

Lactation consultants provide education and support throughout your pregnancy, during your hospital stay and after you've gone home. They are available by appointment in La Crosse and Onalaska Pediatrics and Family Medicine.

To schedule an appointment, call:

Looking for more? Be sure to reference our pregnancy e-books and app.

Love + Medicine

Every day, Gundersen Health System staff deliver great medicine plus a little something extra—we call it Love + Medicine.

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