There are many resources available to help you understand the services available at Arkansas Children's, tips to follow, as well as answers to commonly asked questions by breastfeeding mothers.
Lactation Specialists provide the following services (and more):
Breast pumping education with hospital-grade double electric breast pumps (all equipment provided):
Breastfeeding/breast care education and assistance:
Certified lactation specialists are available Mondays, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Tuesday – Sunday 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Families can request a lactation consultation during their hospital stay or call the Lactation Office at 501-364-1576.