Breastfeeding - self-care: Approach to Care
Center for Breastfeeding & Newborns
The Center for Breastfeeding & Newborns (CBN) is affiliated and sponsored by UF Health and the UF College of Medicine.
We are a non-profit, 501 (c) 3 organization with a mission to provide support for breastfeeding families.
The Center for Breastfeeding & Newborns offers specialty care that is:
- Family Centered
- Culturally Sensitive
- Collaborative with your hospital’s lactation program and that of your personal physicians
Shands Lactation Consultants
Shands lactation consultants are health care professionals who provide support and information about breastfeeding and can help resolve breastfeeding difficulties. Mothers who give birth at Shands can request a visit from the lactation consultant while she is in the hospital.
Scheduling a Visit
If you'd like a visit from a lactation consultant, tell your nurse or call the lactation consultants listed below:
- Brenda Owens
office number 352-265-0317
- Ana Santos
- Teresa Glaser
If you need assistance with breastfeeding after being discharged from the hospital, please contact the UF Center for Breastfeeding and Newborns.