Houston Methodist Hospital is designated as a 10 Step Hospital by the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Hospital Association, which means that Houston Methodist encourages breastfeeding as the preferred method of feeding newborns and infants.
Breastfeeding is beneficial to both parent and child. To help mother and child get off to a good start, certified lactation consultants are available 5 days a week to all breastfeeding mothers. In addition, nursing staff is experienced in assisting breastfeeding mothers.
In addition, breastfeeding classes are available to expectant mothers. Register for a Breastfeeding Class