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Lactation Services

The American Academy of Pediatrics endorses breastfeeding as the ideal way to nourish infants St. Elizabeth's Maternityas it benefits mothers and babies. At Good Samaritan, we do everything we can to support the breastfeeding efforts of new mothers.

Our team of breastfeeding experts includes experienced nurses and a lactation consultant who are available to assist you in your breastfeeding efforts.

Lactation services at Good Samaritan include:

  • Prenatal breastfeeding classes and support
  • Postpartum breastfeeding education and support
  • Special care nursery education and support
  • Telephone consultations
  • Outpatient mother and baby lactation consultations
  • Collaboration with community WIC offices
  • Breast pump arrangement assistance

For more information, contact the lactation department at 508-427-BABY(2229).

Good Samaritan Medical Center is also pleased to support the Baby Café at the Brockton Neighborhood Health Center. This group meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the health center located at 63 Main Street in Brockton, Massachusetts. It is a great collaborative opportunity for breastfeeding moms to receive good breastfeeding support. Baby Café is not for profit and grant funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. 

For more information about the Baby Café, contact Karen Mark, RN, BSN, CLC, at 508-559-6699, ext. 639 or email

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