Breastfeeding Medicine

Breastfeeding can be a wonderful and rewarding experience for mothers and babies alike. However, sometimes breastfeeding doesn’t go as planned and questions and concerns arise. Breastfeeding Medicine at Columbia Pediatrics strives to make every mother’s unique breastfeeding experience as successful as possible and provide the care families need.

Mom breastfeeding her baby

A breastfeeding medicine appointment can address many feeding-related issues including:

  • Difficulty with latch
  • Concerns about baby’s feeding and growth
  • Breastfeeding a premature baby
  • Tongue tie
  • Concerns about low milk production
  • Overproduction of milk, engorgement, and clogged milk ducts
  • Nipple pain
  • Maternal or infant medical problems that can make breastfeeding difficult
  • Breast pump use and help with transitions such as going back to work
  • Recurrent breast infections