Lactation Services Available

Lactation Services Available

Monday, January 9, 2017

Lactation Services are back at Jay County Hospital. Congratulations to Ashley Corwin, LPN, IBCLC! Ashley recently passed her lactation boards, making her an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She will lead Lactation Services at Jay County Hospital, and will be able to provide consultations and outpatient support to our patients and community.

 

Ashley has been at JCH since 2007 and worked in the Lab while finishing nursing school. She then worked in Lifebridge (now Jay County Behavioral Health). Ashley transferred to the Obstetrics Department in 2014, and she  continues to work in BHU, Med/Surg, and the Infusion Clinic.

 

As a Certified Lactation Consultant, Ashley will:

· Promote, establish and maintain breastfeeding support within Jay County Hospital and the community.

· Offer breastfeeding classes for expectant and new breastfeeding mothers.

· Conduct bedside lactation rounds. Consult and follow-up with all inpatient breastfeeding mothers.

· Offer outpatient services within the community to breastfeeding mothers with concerns and/or complications.

Funding for Ashley’s certification was provided by the JCH Foundation.

For more information on Lactation Services, please call: 260-726-1825.