Living Well

The truth about milk production

Lila Luster-Stipe, Lactation Consultant

Hey mamas, did you know your breast size doesn’t determine your ability to produce milk or breastfeed? A common concern for a lot of moms and moms-to-be is whether they will be able to produce enough milk for their baby due to their breast size.

Check out this video snippet from Lila Luster-Stipe, our extraordinary lactation consultant, who is on mission to change the way the world understands breastfeeding and milk production.

Are you having difficulty nursing your newborn and have questions or concerns? Our lactation consultants and counselors are available 7 days a week and are willing to help you every step of the way during your breastfeeding journey. Our breastfeeding mamas are offered free lactation assistance after discharge and are given a free backpack with a cooler bag and manual breast pump. Call 504.349.6004 to make an appointment with one of our breastfeeding experts.

The Family Birth Place offers an ABC's of Breastfeeding class once a month to help moms-to-be prepare for their little bundle of joy. Sign up for a class online or call 504.349.6200.