St John's Medical College Hospital

Lactation Clinic

  • Lactation care and counseling for breastfeeding mothers.
  • Mother craft and complementary feeding.
  • Lactation management of ante natal, post natal patient and lactation rounds with department of neonatal and paediatric.
  • Taking a feeding History.
  • Observing a breast feed and assessing a breast feed.
  • Baby friendly hospital practices.
  • Breastmilk feeding option for HIV Positive mothers.
  • Feeding during illness and recovery.
  • Feeding techniques and complementary food after six months.
  • Encourage breast feed on demand.
  • Mangement of feeding low birth weight babies and sick babies.
  • Counselling for not wnough milk.