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Is Your Physician Breastfeeding friendly?

  • Is your physician breastfeeding-friendly?
  • Do your physician and the office staff appear to be knowledgeable about breastfeeding?
  • Does your physician’s office environment promote breastfeeding?
  • Do your physician and the office staff encourage pregnant women to breastfeed?
  • Do your physician and the office staff provide breastfeeding information and materials to pregnant women and new mothers that is obtained from noncommercial sources?
  • Do your physician and the office staff provide information on local breastfeeding support groups to pregnant and new mothers?
  • Does your physician have an IBLCE certified lactation consultant on staff or on contract to provide breastfeeding consultations and follow up calls to new mothers?
  • Do your physician and the office staff try to protect the breastfeeding relationship as much as possible when a mother or a baby has problems?