Feeding Your Baby

Your doctor will discuss with you your plans for feeding your baby. For the women who choose to breastfeed, the staff at the First Touch Birth Center will be happy to assist and support you. It is our commitment to you and your baby to assist you in overcoming any problems and to promote your nursing experience in a positive manner.

For the women who choose to use infant formula, the First Touch Birth Center staff will assist with formula preparation education. Your physician can assist you in choosing a formula.

WIC is a program that is available for those who qualify to assist pregnant women, new mothers, baby and young children with their nutritonial needs. For more information, go to:
www.health.state.mn.us/divs/fh/wic/.

Ameda Breast pumps and lacation supplies are available for purchase.