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Community Breastfeeding Initiative

Aurora

Organizers: Bobbi Jo Sandberg, RN, CLC and Jessica Thomas, RN, BSN, CLC

Contact Information: Phone: 402-694-3171 Email: breastfeeding@mchiaurora.org.

Website: http://www.memorialcommunityhealth.org/

Current Activities:

  1. Breastfeeding Support Group “Breastfeeding Friends “1st Wednesday s of the month 7-8:30 pm at Memorial Community Health Services –1423 7th St Aurora NE 68818 East Hospital Entrance.  Free of charge, family friendly spouses and children welcome.  Open to anyone.
  2. Prenatal Class, Childbirth Class, Breastfeeding Class and Sibling Class are offered on a regular basis.  Please call, email, or check the calendar at https://www.memorialcommunityhealth.org/news-more/calendar-of-events for dates and times of classes.  Registration is required. 402-694-82231423 Seventh Street Aurora, NE
  3. Memorial Community Health Services Breastfeeding Coalition- Dates and times TBA Memorial Community Health Services 1423 7th St Aurora NE 68818 East Hospital Entrance.

Information about Memorial Health Care Services: Aurora is located in the hub of Hamilton County.  Memorial Health Care Services is a Critical Access Hospital, Medical Clinic, Long Term Care Facility and an Assisted Living Facility.  We operate satellite clinics in Harvard and Clay Center.  We service a much larger area than just our town and county.  We have Obstetrical Services provided by our physicians and we have access to OB-GYN physicians from Grand Island and Hastings.  We are equipped to deliver babies both vaginally and by cesarean section.  We are staffed to provide specialized labor and delivery care, caring and qualified post partum and nursery care, as well as follow up care with the initial post partum/newborn period at home.  We have a Certified Lactation Counselor on staff who also does outpatient education, support, and breastfeeding assistance.

Want to Join?

Interested community members with the common goal of educating the public and supporting breastfeeding mothers please call or email Jessica Thomas to inquire about joining our cause!

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