Breastfeeding Services

Breastfeeding provides your baby with the perfect nutrition and promotes the best opportunity for lifelong healthy growth and development. HSHS St. Anthony’s is here to offer support and education to moms and babies throughout the breastfeeding journey.

We offer an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant as well as Certified Lactation Consultants, supported by leading Medela nursing products to assist you and your baby.

To help give every baby and mom the healthiest start possible, the St. Anthony’s Women’s Wellness Center offers:
  • Lactation consultants, available by appointment, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For any breastfeeding needs after hours, you may contact the Women and Children's Department at 347-1321.
  • Assistance choosing a breast pump, milk storage supplies, nursing bras designed especially for expectant and nursing mothers, breast pads, lanolin and nursing shields, as well as other accessories that provide added convenience for the breastfeeding mother.
  • Access to a full line of leading brand breastfeeding products.

For nourishing new beginnings and healthy head starts, contact the St. Anthony’s Wellness Women’s Center at 217-347-1601 for complete details.


Breastfeeding Support Group

Last Wednesday of each Month
5 p.m.

Women's Wellness Center
St. Anthony's Health Center, Building B
900 West Temple | Effingham