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Feeding Your Baby

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Breastfeeding Resources
Unity Health System recognizes the tremendous health benefits of breastfeeding for both babies and their mothers. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding throughout the first year of life and beyond.

For answers to your questions about breastfeeding, click on the newsletters below.

If you have any questions, please call the lactation consultants at the August Family Birth Place at Unity Hospital at 368-4033 or email breastfeeding@unityhealth.org.

We also offer prenatal breastfeeding classes. To enroll in these classes, or for more information, call the Childbirth Education office at 368-4015, or click here.

Transitioning from breast to bottle
Weaning: A Practical Guide
Engorgement Care When Not Breastfeeding
How Long Should I Nurse My Baby?

Bottle-feeding
Formula Preparation and FeedingEngorgement Care When Not Breastfeeding