Nothing could be more natural than breastfeeding, but that doesn’t mean breastfeeding always comes naturally. New moms often have questions. Even experienced moms can use the help of an expert.
Breastfeeding offers important nutrients to help your baby grow healthy and strong, while providing immunities to keep them from getting sick. Mercy Hospital of Folsom’s Outpatient Lactation Clinic is here to support you and your baby’s health.
What to Expect
Our staff of RNs and International Board Certified Lactation Consultants have experience in many areas including:
- Positioning and latching issues
- Weighing before and after feeding
- Sore nipples
- Weaning from nipple shields or other interventions
- Transitioning from bottle to breast
- NICU graduates
- Slow weight gain
- Low milk supply
- Breastfeeding twins
- Normal newborn behavior
- Tongue/lip tie dysfunction
Take the Next Step
If you think you might benefit from a private lactation consultation, call (916) 984-7347 for an appointment Monday through Friday. Most insurance plans are covered. To confirm insurance eligibility, please call (916) 983-7577. Referrals are accepted.
Mercy Hospital of Folsom’s Outpatient Lactation Clinic
1600 Creekside Drive
Folsom, CA 95630
Come in for weight checks or just to get answers to your questions.
Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday: By appointment only
"Walk-in" hours: Wednesday mornings from 10 a.m. – noon
Please note: We are closed for lunch on Wednesdays from 12 – 1 p.m.