Baby Bistro and Boutique
On the Norton Healthcare – St. Matthews campus
Moms and their families can find everything they need for breastfeeding once they’re heading home from the hospital.
Baby Bistro & Boutique offers:
- Convenient one-stop shopping for breast pumps and parts, breastfeeding bras, nursing pillows and many other items that make life easier for breastfeeding moms
- A certified lactation consultant available by appointment to answer questions and educate new moms on how to properly use breast pumping equipment
- Breastfeeding services, including individual counseling, breast milk analysis to determine fat and calorie content, and follow-up for infants having trouble gaining weight
- Services for moms with special needs, such as feeding multiples, hearing impairment, vision impairment or needing language interpretation
- Services for babies with special needs
Baby Bistro & Boutique is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call (502) 899-6530.
How to register for outpatient lactation services
- You will need to register at your first appointment and then at your first follow-up visit each month.
- After you schedule your appointment, we will obtain a doctor’s order and send it to registration.
- Arrive with your baby 15 minutes before your appointment to register.
- From Dutchmans Lane, take Entrance 3 to Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital and proceed to Labor and Delivery (Norton Medical Plaza 3 – St. Matthews).
- Pull up to the doors marked Labor and Delivery. Free valet parking is available.
- Enter and proceed straight ahead to the elevators.
- Take an elevator to the second floor to the Labor and Delivery waiting room.
- Register for a lactation services (breastfeeding) visit at the Labor and Delivery registration desk.
- Return to the first floor and follow the signs to the Baby Bistro & Boutique. It will be to your right off the elevator and past the information desk.
- Enter and tell the clerk that you have an appointment for lactation services.
- If the Baby Bistro & Boutique is closed, call (502) 559-1733 and wait by the information desk.
Bring the following
- Breastfeeding pillow (hospital pillows are available)
- Breast pump and breast pump kit
- Bottles, nipples and pumped milk or formula (if supplementing)
- Nipple shields or other lactation devices (if using)
- Current log (at least within last 24 hours): number of breastfeedings, pumpings, wet and stool diapers; amount of supplement used and how often; diary of breastfeeding history
- List of questions or concerns
- A hungry baby (If your baby gets too hungry, feed just enough to calm him or her.)
- We will need to know:
- If breastfeeding: When you last breastfed and how long your baby was at breast
- If giving formula or other supplement: What time you gave it and how much your baby took
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