If you need guidance or assistance after the birth of your baby, Hoag offers
a variety of support groups and resources including: Babyline, Postpartum
Adjustment Group, Mood Disorders, Lactation Support, and Pregnancy &
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Hoag Babyline, 949-764-BABY (2229), is answered by an OB Education registered
nurse with special expertise and knowledge about pregnancy (before, during
and after), as well as baby care and breastfeeding. The Babyline staff
serves as a key resource for new and expectant parents. The Babyline is
available to the community Monday through Friday from 9am - 5:45pm.
Hoag Breastfeeding Clinic (After Baby Comes Home)
A one-on-one consultation with one of our International Board Certified
Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) Registered Nurses provides new mothers with
support, encouragement and answers to questions that commonly arise when
their newborn comes home from the hospital. Fathers or birth partners
are strongly encouraged to attend. For more information, view our
Lactation Support flyer.
One-on-one consultation includes:
- Individual attention to your specific concerns
- Help with breastfeeding the difficult nurser
- Nutritional information
- Instructions on pumping and storage of milk
Appointments required. Payment is due at time of visit. For more information,
or to schedule an appointment, call Hoag's Babyline at 949-764-BABY (2229).
Breast Pump Rentals
OB Education provides a breast pump rental service for mothers needing
to use a hospital grade pump for either short or long-term. Contact the
Hoag BabyLine (949-764-2229) or the front office (949-764-5940) for availability.
Breastfeeding eLearning Class: Making it a Rewarding Experience
As a Certified Baby Friendly hospital, Hoag is committed to educating mothers
who choose to breastfeed. This FREE online class provides valuable and
basic breastfeeding information necessary to help ensure a rewarding breastfeeding
experience for mom and baby.
- Preparation for breastfeeding during pregnancy
- Advantages of breastfeeding to mother and baby
- Getting off to the best start during the early days
- Establishing and maintaining an ample milk supply
- Positioning your baby at your breast
- How to recognize and avoid common problems
- Recognize when and where to get help when you need it
We recommend that you register for this online class around your seventh
month of pregnancy. Registration is required.
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