Breastfeeding

We understand many women may be apprehensive or unsure at first about breastfeeding vs. bottle-feeding their baby. It’s normal to have many questions related to breastfeeding. Our doctors, nurse practitioners, and nurses, are here to support you.

Additionally, we strongly recommend local lactation groups for additional support:

Lakewood Family Room - Nursing Mom's Chat
Wednesday 9:30am - 11:00am
Lakewood Methodist Church - follow the signs to Family Room
15700 Detroit Ave.
Lakewood, OH
Cost: Free

Breastfeeding Support Group
Monday and Friday 1-3 pm
Fairview Hospital Wellness Center
3035 Wooster Road Rocky River, OH
Cost: Free
Call 440-356-0347 for more information.

Breastfeeding Help-Line Sponsored by the Cleveland Clinic
Available 7 days a week during daytime hours and can be reached at 216-476-7222.  

La Leche League
La Leche League was founded to give information and encouragement, mainly through personal help, to all mothers who want to breastfeed their babies. The mission of La Leche League is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.

Visit La Leche League for more information about breastfeeding.

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Neighborhood Pediatrics

14701 Detroit Ave Suite #250

Cleveland, OH 44107

(216) 221-5901

Hours of Operation

Phone lines open at 8:30am Monday through Friday for appointment scheduling or speaking with a nurse. We are off from noon until 1:00pm for lunch.

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:30 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

9:30 am-12:00 pm

December through March

Sunday:

Closed