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Sharp HealthCare is committed to helping you give your baby the best possible start in life. Sharp offers a comprehensive breastfeeding education and resources program at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center, Sharp Grossmont Hospital and Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns.
We encourage new mothers to breastfeed, and offer support and education to help new moms succeed, including:
Each of our three locations also offers:
In 2011, Sharp Grossmont Hospital had an exclusive breastfeeding rate of 69.8 percent. Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns had a rate of 72.5 percent. And Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center's exclusive breastfeeding rate was 57.2 percent.
Learn what medications are safest while breastfeeding, and always check with your doctor before taking any new medication.
Find a San Diego OBGYN
To find a Sharp-affiliated doctor, search for a San Diego OBGYN or call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm.
For More Information
To speak to a Sharp Mary Birch lactation consultant, please call the New Beginnings Boutique and Gift Shop for a referral at 858-939-4127.