Bronson Breastfeeding Center - Lactation Consultant - Kalamazoo - Bronson Healthcare

Bronson Breastfeeding Center

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Bronson Breastfeeding Center
601 John St.
Suite N-1300
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Hours of Operation
Sunday
Closed
Monday
9:00 AM
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4:30 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM
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4:30 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM
-
4:30 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM
-
4:30 PM
Friday
9:00 AM
-
4:30 PM
Saturday
Closed

Consultation hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Main: (269) 341-8849

At Bronson we know that breastfeeding can have its ups and downs, especially in the beginning. That is why the Bronson BirthPlace in Kalamazoo and Battle Creek provides support through our Breastfeeding Centers.

Breastfeeding provides your new baby with the best nutrition, and helps develop a close bond between mother and child. Breastfeeding can give you both a sense of warmth, closeness and pleasure. However, successful breastfeeding does not happen by instinct. That is when our team can help.

Consultation & Outpatient Services

  • Designed to provide support during pregnancy and after delivery to breastfeeding moms
  • Service is provided both on an inpatient and outpatient basis
  • Our lactation consultants are registered nurses  and social workers certified in breastfeeding consultation
    • Provide prenatal and post-partum education, advice on breastfeeding practices, and personal consultation services
    • Work with other healthcare providers regarding complex breastfeeding issues and concerns

Breastfeeding Boutique

The Bronson Breastfeeding Center - Kalamazoo offers a full line of breastfeeding products, including:

  • Breast pumps and accessories
  • Preemie and newborn layette clothing
  • Twin nursing pillows
  • Nursing bras and tank tops
  • Baby carriers

At both Bronson Breastfeeding Centers in Kalamazoo and Battle Creek, we have Medela Symphony breast pumps available for rent and Medela personal use breast pumps that are covered by your insurance. Call (269) 341-8849 (Kalamazoo) or (269) 245-8586 (Battle Creek) for more information.

Mothers' Milk Bank

  • Bronson Mothers’ Milk Bank is one of only 18 non-profit milk banks in North America
  • Provides donor human milk to premature and sick babies whose mothers are unable to provide their own milk or who have a low supply of milk
  • If you are interested in becoming a donor or are a physician who wishes to order donor human milk, call the Bronson Mothers' Milk Bank at (269) 341-6146
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Located on the 1st Floor of the North Pavilion at Bronson Methodist Hospital.

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At your first appointment, your new provider will review the medicine you have been taking. They may talk to you about other options, including changing to different medicine.

This provider follows CDC guidelines for childhood shots (also called vaccinations). Please choose another Bronson provider if you do not plan to vaccinate your child.

This provider cannot see patients who take controlled substances for pain management. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider does not provide care for patients who take more than two prescribed medicines on a regular basis. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider cannot provide care for patients who are under the age of 18. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider asks women to see an OB/GYN provider for gynecological exams. He welcomes women for all other healthcare.

This provider doesn’t provide care for patients who take behavioral health medicine. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider isn’t currently accepting new Medicaid patients. Please choose another Bronson provider.

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