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  • Breastfeeding

    Breastfeeding

    Bethany Padesky
    Lactation Consultant
    Franciscan Skemp Healthcare

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New Mom & Baby Group

Meets every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in the Family Health Clinic - Franciscan Skemp Healthcare, La Crosse Campus

News release: Franciscan Skemp Receives Recognition as Baby-Friendly

Franciscan Skemp Healthcare, part of Mayo Health System, has received international recognition as a Baby-Friendly birth facility. Franciscan Skemp also is the sixth hospital in Wisconsin, and the 70th nationally, to receive this recognition.

Breastfeeding: What every mom needs to know

You know the benefits of breastfeeding. Breast milk contains the right balance of nutrients for your baby. It's easier to digest than is commercial formula, and the antibodies in breast milk will boost your baby's immune system. Breastfeeding may…

Breastfeeding vs. formula: What's right for your baby?

The benefits of breastfeeding are well established. Breast milk contains the right balance of nutrients for your baby, and the antibodies in breast milk boost your baby's immune system. But what if breastfeeding isn't possible? Click here to learn…

Breastfeeding: Is your baby getting enough milk?

When you're breastfeeding, you can't measure the amount of milk your baby takes at each feeding. But that's OK. You can watch for reassuring signs that your baby is getting enough to eat.

Breastfeeding: Choosing a breast pump

Breastfeeding is a round-the-clock commitment. That's why many breastfeeding mothers consider breast pumps as important as car seats and baby wipes

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