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Breast-Feeding Clinic

Angel Kids Pediatrics
Breast-Feeding Clinic

Breastfeeding Clinic at Angel Kids Pediatrics in Jacksonville, FLHealthy for Baby & Mommy! Reasons to Breastfeed:

Breast milk contains colostrums. It is high in nutrients and d antibodies that help protect infants from many illnesses and diseases such as:

  • Type I & II Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Stomach Viruses
  • Ear Infections
  • Asthma
  • Allergies
  • Meningitis
  • Crohn's Disease

It is ideal to breastfeed your baby until their first birthday.

Benefits for Baby

Breast milk is easier to digest than formula for some babies. Breastfeeding creates time in which a mother and child can relax quietly and bond together. Physical contact is especially important in newborns.

Along with the previously mentioned illnesses and diseases that breastfeeding helps protect against, there is also a chance that you purchased infant formula could be contaminated.

Benefits for Mommy

Breastfeeding also lowers the mother's risk of getting:

  • Type II Diabetes
  • Breast & Ovarian Cancer
  • Postpartum Depression (PPD)

Breastfeeding helps you burn off about 500 calories a day. This helps you get back to your pre-baby size. Who doesn't want that? Breastfeeding can save you time by not having to warm bottles and mix formula.

It's FREE! Depending on what type of formula you purchase, you could end up spending between $1,200 and $4,000 per year. Don't forget you still have to buy bottles.

Benefits for Your Family

Here at Angel Kids Pediatrics we are now carrying Medela breastfeeding products. We are now carrying the Pump In Style Advanced Backpack and the Swing. In addition, we now have the Medela Symphony available as a rental pump.

Ways to Breast Feed

 

Cross-Cradle Breastfeeding | Angel Kids Pediatrics Jacksonville, FLCross-Cradle

This position is ideal for those in the early stages of breastfeeding.

 

Cradle Breastfeeding | Angel Kids Pediatrics, Jacksonville, FLCradle

This is similar to the Cross-Cradle position.

 

Football Hold Breastfeeding | Angel Kids Pediatrics, Jacksonville, FLFootball Hold

This may be a good choice for those who are recovering from a C-Section, have large breasts, or are nursing two babies at once.

 

Side Laying Down Breastfeeding | Angel Kids Pediatrics, Jacksonville, FLSide Laying Down

This may help your baby latch on correctly in the early stages of breastfeeding, especially after having a C-Section. This is also good if you are a bit tired when feeding.

At Angel Kids, we are dedicated to helping nursing mothers. If you have a breastfeeding question, please call our full-time lactation consultant, Rhonda Thomason Dos Santos, at 904-674-2304.

Products Now Available in Our Pharmacy

Medela Pump In Style | Available at Angel Kids PediatricsMedela
Pump In Style®
Advanced Backpack

First researched and developed for hospital-grade breastpumps, this technology is now available for personal-use pumps. Now available in the Angel Kids Pharmacy.

 

Medela Swing Breastpump | Available at Angel Kids PediatricsMedela
Swing™
Breastpump

The smallest, lightest single electric pump ideal for the stay at home mothers.

 

Medela Symphony Breastpump | Available at Angel Kids PediatricsMedela
Symphony®
Breastpump

Medela's latest innovation in hospital-grade electric double pumps. With breakthrough 2-Phase Expression pumping, Symphony is proven to reduce pumping time through faster let-down and milk flow and remove as much milk as a breastfeeding baby. This pump is available to rent at a monthly rate.