Infant Feeding - University Maternity Hospital Limerick
Opening hours: 7 day service
Contact Person: Helen Byrt, Carmen Murphy
Midwifery encompasses care of women during pregnancy, labour, and the postpartum period, as well as care of the newborn.
A team of midwives/lactation consultants (IBCLC) provide antenatal and postnatal breastfeeding support and education. Breastfeeding classes are currently online twice a month. One to one and small group sessions are facititated on the antenatal ward. Intensive lactation support is provided on the postanatal ward and NNU when needed. Follow up telephone and video consults are available on discharge and referral to community lactation when necessary.
Referrals and Appointments
Available to: Pregnant women and their partners. New parents
Who needs to refer you: Referral by appropriate healthcare professional