Penn Ob/Gyn Care

Breastfeeding Services at the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania

When delivering at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania our team of lactation nurse specialists are available during your postpartum stay. They can assist you in initiating breastfeeding, answer any questions you may have and provide support for any issues that may arise.

Breastfeeding Classes

The benefits and management of breastfeeding your baby will be discussed in this one-session class. You will learn how to avoid breastfeeding difficulties and gain the skills and confidence that will enable you to succeed. Family members are encouraged to attend to learn how to support your breastfeeding efforts. The fee is $35. For more information on childbirth and parent education classes call 800-789-PENN (7366).

Breastfeeding Warmline

After you leave the hospital, you can receive additional breastfeeding assistance by calling our breastfeeding warmline. The warmline is staffed by lactation nurses who are available to answer your questions and concerns about breastfeeding. For more information, please call 215-662-2361.