Services for Nursing Mothers
Winchester Hospital’s breastfeeding consultation services include support, education and understanding offered to assure a positive breastfeeding experience for nursing mothers and their babies.
Individualized lactation consultation is provided by a registered nurse who is a certified lactation consultant. This service is available prior to and after the birth of your infant.
Call our certified lactation consultants at 781-756-4788 to schedule an appointment or to learn more.
Winchester Hospital’s breastfeeding class provides education and support for women who plan to breastfeed their infant. The focus is on problem-solving, practical information and tips to promote a successful breastfeeding experience.
If you are undecided about the method of feeding your infant, this class will help you make an informed decision. Tips on breast pumps, storing breast milk and weaning will be discussed. Coaches are encouraged to attend.
These classes are scheduled according to your due date. Please register by your fifth month of pregnancy.
Winchester Hospital's Outpatient Lactation Center is located at 200 Unicorn Park Drive, Suite 401 in Woburn. Our Lactation Boutique offers a wide variety of top-quality breastfeeding products and supplies designed to meet both the infant and the nursing mother's needs.
Available products include nursing pumps, pillows, stools, nursing bras and other nursing aids. Nursing mothers can choose to rent or purchase a breast pump. Other breastfeeding services include nursing bra fittings provided by a specially trained and certified consultant.
Gift certificates are also available and make a great gift for any new mother.
The Lactation Boutique's hours of operation are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., or by appointment. Please call 781-756-4788 for more information.
Breastfeeding Support Group
Our Nursing Mothers' Group meets every Wednesday afternoon from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. at the first floor conference room in the Winchester Hospital Outpatient Center at Unicorn Park, 200 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn. Every nursing mother is welcome to attend with their infant.
Join us and bring your questions about breastfeeding and being a new mother. Nursing bras and other supplies for nursing mothers are also available.
Call the Outpatient Lactation Center at 781-756-4788 to learn more.
Winchester Hospital's Breast Care Center is fully accredited as an ACR Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, offering digital mammography, breast biopsies and on-site surgeons, radiologists and oncologists.
Emergency care at Winchester Hospital is stronger than ever. We offer the latest technology, medical care and pediatric services through a partnership with specialists from Boston Children’s Hospital.
To complement our excellent medical and surgical services, Winchester Hospital offers alternative therapies, including acupuncture, hypnotherapy, massage therapy, yoga and more.