maternity- baby

Summary of our Breastfeeding Policy

We promise that

  • Our hospital has a breastfeeding policy.
  • Our staff is educated about breastfeeding.
  • We will talk with you about breastfeeding.
  • We will help you start breastfeeding early.
  • We will help you learn to breastfeed.
  • You will be encouraged to feed your baby breastmilk.
  • We will help you to ensure that your baby is always well fed.
  • Unless it is medically required, your baby will always stay with you.
  • You will be encouraged to breastfeed whenever your baby wants.
  • We will not give your baby soothers unless it is medically required.
  • We will make sure that you know how to get in touch with people that can help you with breastfeeding when you get home.
  • We will respect and support however you choose to feed your baby.

For a full-version of our Breastfeeding Policy, please ask a staff member at SLMHC.