Breast milk is the optimal nutrition for newborns and research has demonstrated that properly designed and implemented breastfeeding policies in hospitals lead to improved infant health. That's why we’re committed to promoting, protecting and supporting breastfeeding.
Our program is so successful because it was established by RNs and certified lactation consultants with over 50 years of collective experience working with mothers and their newborns.
At Mountainside Medical Center, breastfeeding assistance is offered to mothers as soon after delivery as possible - usually within the first hour or hour and a half. Also: