Breast feeding counselling

Breast feeding counselling

Midwives and nurses show young mothers how to breastfeed their babies right after giving birth. Your health insurance will also cover three sessions with the midwife or specialised nursing staff. You can find extra support and advice with «La Leche League».

Switzerland

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* = Services explicitly offered also in other languages than German.

 

Aargau

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The women's clinic at the Kantonsspital Aarau (KSA) and the Kantonsspital Baden have breastfeeding consultants who will assist you

Basel-Landschaft

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Basel-Stadt

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  • The Universitätsspital Basel offers breastfeeding counselling. The Universitätsspital Basel also offers the possibility to donate any extra milk to a milk-bank. 
  • Breastfeeding counselling at the Universitätsspital Basel: www.unispital-basel.ch

Solothurn

Addresses and links

  • The Bürgerspital Solothurn is a breasfeeding friendly clinic awared with the UNICEF label. You will be visited by a lactation consultant during your stay. Breastfeeding counselling at the Bürgerspital Solothurn: www.so-h.ch

Book Recommendations

Das Handbuch für die stillende Mutter

La Leche League Schweiz, 2008

Neuland – Sachcomic zum Thema Stillen und Wochenbett

Von Kati Rickenbach, Carum Verlag, 2015