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Lactation Consultant Services
(605) 755-8494

Lactation Consultant Services

The Lactation Consultant Services staff at Rapid City Regional Hospital consists of Registered Nurses who are International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC). They provide education and support for parents choosing to breastfeed their infant. 

Consultant Availability
The Lactation Consultants are available in the hospital:
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Achieving IBCLC status requires specialty education and extensive practical experience working with breastfeeding mothers before taking and successfully passing a university level certification exam. Rapid City Regional Hospital's standard of providing only lactation consultants with IBCLC status assures you the highest level of expertise available.

Breastfeeding classes:
2nd Thursday of each month.
Learn more.

Breastfeeding supplies:
Regional Home Medical Equipment

Patient education:

What We Provide

  • A breastfeeding course for expectant mothers
  • Instruction and support following delivery
  • Assistance for breastfeeding infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Assistance for breastfeeding mothers during any hospitalization
  • Resources and information on breastpumps and breastfeeding accessories
  • Education and support for health care providers
  • Outpatient services for breastfeeding support after discharge from the hospital
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