Women's Health Services

Breastfeeding Resources

Breastfeeding is an investment in your baby’s future and a wonderful gift that lasts a lifetime. Your breast milk provides optimal nutrition and health for as long as you breastfeed – and beyond. At the TriHealth Breastfeeding Care Center, our team of experienced International Board Certified Lactation Consultants offers a variety of resources and services to help you achieve your breastfeeding goals.

The Breastfeeding Help Line

If you are experiencing any breastfeeding problems, our international board certified lactation consultants are here to help. Call our Breastfeeding Help Line, at 513 862 7867, option 3.

TriHealth Breastfeeding Help Line Hours 

  • Monday - Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Outpatient appointments can also be scheduled by calling 513 862 7867, option 3. 

Our Team

Our team of International Board Certified Lactation Consultants has more experience assisting families with breastfeeding than any area hospital. Learn more about our credentials and experience. Learn more

What to Look for in a Lactation Consultant

From the certifications and training your lactation consultation should have to what type of support you should expect, learn how to tell whether you have the best. Learn more.

Frequently Asked Questions

From questions about whether you should supplement with formula to concerns over whether your baby is getting enough vitamin D, we answer all of your questions. Learn more.

Breastfeeding Support Groups

If you would like to meet other mothers who are breastfeeding and learn more as you breastfeed your baby, attend monthly support groups held at Bethesda North and Good Samaritan Hospitals. Learn more.

The Benefits of Breastfeeding

Research has shown that your breast milk is uniquely designed for your baby’s optimal health and growth for as long as you breastfeed – and well beyond! Learn more.

Tips for Breastfeeding the First Few Days at Home

Use these tips to make the early days of breastfeeding at home a little easier for you and your baby. Learn more.

Which Breast Pump Is Best for Me?

Learn more about the different types of breast pumps and which one is the best fit for your lifestyle. Learn more.

When Should I Schedule an Appointment with a Lactation Consultant?

If you and your baby are experiencing any of the following breastfeeding problems, schedule an appointment with one of our lactation consultants. Learn more.

Breastfeeding and Returning to Work

Many mothers continue breastfeeding when they return to work or school. Here are some tips for continuing to breastfeed and providing expressed breast milk for your baby when you are away. Learn more.

Positioning You and Your Baby for Breastfeeding

From football and cross-cradle positions to general positioning tips, find techniques that work for you. Learn more.

Breastfeeding Care Plans

From breastfeeding issues like inverted or sore/damaged nipples to waning from the pump, use the following care plans to help you through the process. Learn more.