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HSHS St. Vincent Hospital offers breastfeeding support group

Open to moms and pregnant women, virtually or in-person

HSHS St. Vincent Hospital is hosting a monthly breastfeeding support group for mothers and soon-to-be mothers, to prepare them and their families for breastfeeding success.

With options of attending the support group in-person or virtually, women have the opportunity to learn new ideas, share experiences and gain confidence in breastfeeding. The support group is led by a certified lactation specialist from HSHS St. Vincent Hospital’s Women and Infants Center, who will address topics including infant feeding cues; latching; milk supply; low weight gain in babies; nutrition; pumping; sore breasts; storage of breast milk; breastfeeding an adopted baby or twins; and breastfeeding and returning to work.

Whether attending in-person at HSHS St. Vincent Hospital, 835 S. Van Buren St., Green Bay, or virtually – registration for the breastfeeding support group is required and can be found at: https://www.hshs.org/st-vincent/classes-events/breastfeeding-support-group

The monthly support group is accepting new members for the following dates and times:

  • Nov. 16, 2023 ▪ 1 to 2 p.m.
  • Dec. 21, 2023 ▪ 1 to 2 p.m.

All participants will have the opportunity to discuss concerns, build camaraderie and receive education and support in a relaxed environment. Support people and babies are also welcomed to attend.


About HSHS St. Vincent Hospital

HSHS St. Vincent Hospital has been delivering quality health care to Green Bay and its surrounding communities since 1888. Patients from Northeastern Wisconsin and Upper Michigan benefit from a comprehensive range of services that include cancer care, women’s services, emergency and trauma care, preventive care across the lifespan, digestive health, orthopedic, cardiac care, neurosciences, rehabilitation and pediatrics. An affiliate of Hospital Sisters Health System, the hospital’s primary purpose is to continue Christ’s healing love through the delivery of competent and compassionate health care in an environment sensitive to the needs of all people. HSHS St. Vincent Hospital has been named one of the “100 Top Hospitals” nationwide and is accredited by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. As an affiliate of Hospital Sisters Health System, we draw on the history of St. Francis of Assisi as we move to continue serving the health care needs of our area in Christ’s healing ministry, caring for all people.


About Hospital Sisters Health System

Hospital Sisters Health System’s (HSHS) mission is to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high-quality Franciscan health care ministry. HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care to our patients and is dedicated to serving all people, especially the most vulnerable, at each of our physician practices and 15 local hospitals in two states – Illinois (Breese, Decatur, Effingham, Greenville, Highland, Litchfield, O’Fallon, Shelbyville and Springfield) and Wisconsin (Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Oconto Falls, Sheboygan and two in Green Bay).  HSHS is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries, and Hospital Sisters of St. Francis is the founding institute. For more information about HSHS, visit www.hshs.org. For more information about Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, visit www.hospitalsisters.org