Lactation Support Services
Lactation support is available to assist new and experienced moms during their stay after delivery and also at their complimentary First Days Appointment. Additional appointments are also available with our experienced staff of Registered Nurses/Lactation Specialists who will help new mothers with latch-on difficulties, milk supply, weight gain, returning to work and other breastfeeding questions. Please call Lactation Services at 785.270.5072 to schedule an appointment.
Drop-In Lactation Services
Drop-in Lactation Services are available for parents to ask questions and receive breastfeeding help and support. A self-weigh scale is also available for parents to check baby’s weight gain. Lactation Services and Drop-in Lactation Services are located in the First Days Clinic and Babymoon Boutique located on the 2nd floor of the Health Center, just beyond the skywalk entry. Please stop by between 10 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) or by appointment. Phone Lactation Services at 785.270.5072 to schedule an appointment.
St. Francis Health Center offers a Lactation Room for mothers needing to pump. This private room is available for all lactating women who visit the hospital. The Lactation Room is located just outside the NewLife Center on the second floor of the hospital. Please press the doorbell and, when prompted, tell the nurse you would like to use the Lactation Room. A small refrigerator is available to store labeled breast milk. The Lactation Room also has a sink so you can wash the parts of your breast pump. Bring your own pump or purchase tubing from the Babymoon Boutique and use the hospital-grade breast pumps that are available in the Lactation Room.
This boutique provides maternity and baby items, breastfeeding accessories, rental and retail breast pumps. "Babymoon" is the beginning of the journey of discovery for new families, and the professional staff members of the Babymoon Boutique are here to help you as your journey begins. Discover, Mastercard and VISA are accepted, and gift certificates are available. Stop by or call 785.270.5072 to find out about our products.
The Babymoon Boutique is conveniently located at 1700 SW 7th St. on the second floor, and can be reached at 785.270.5072. The location is convenient for using the Health Center's complimentary valet parking. The Babymoon Boutique and Drop-in Lactation Services are open from 10 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) and by appointment.