When a baby is born, both the child and parents go through a whirlwind of new experiences and adjustments. It’s important to remember that needing extra support for breastfeeding is normal. That’s why Driscoll Children’s Hospital, Corpus Christi welcomes you to Mom’s Place—a center for new parents who need extra guidance and care for breastfeeding their baby.
Let us help you initiate and maintain a successful breastfeeding relationship with your child. We encourage and support all breastfeeding women in their efforts to provide the best nutrition to their children.
Mom’s Place Services
International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant available as needed
Free, current breastfeeding literature
Private rooms available to pump breast milk
Telephone counseling on breastfeeding education
Contact Mom's Place for help with the following:
Establishing or maintaining your milk supply
Nipple soreness, blisters or cracks
Insufficient milk supply
Flat or inverted nipples
Special feeding needs of infants
Returning to work or school
Proper bra fitting size
Proper pumping and storing of milk
Breastfeeding Frequently Asked Questions
Breast milk reduces the risk of allergic reactions in infants
Studies indicate a higher IQ in breastfed babies
Protects mom against breast and ovarian cancers and diabetes
Transmits mom's immunities to the infant
Reduces crying and colic in infants
Promotes bonding and reduces cases of abuse and abandonment
Allows mom time to cuddle and nurture her baby
Mom's milk changes to meet the baby's specific needs
Protects the environment: no packaging, no plastics, no waste
Makes traveling easier
Allows mom to spend more time with the entire family
Allows mom to miss fewer work or school days because baby is sick less often
Helps uterus return to pre-pregnancy shape and size
Driscoll Children’s Hospital is a breastmilk donation drop-off site for Mothers’ Milk Bank.
Donating your breastmilk can help save the lives of babies in need.