UW Health Lactation Services
UW Health Family Medicine specialists in Madison, Wisconsin, work with parents to develop individual plans to help them achieve their breastfeeding goals.
Find the level of support that meets your breastfeeding needs with our trained office nurse breastfeeding champions, RN-international board certified lactation consultant or a physician specializing in the care of breastfeeding women.
Support and resources are available for:
- Acute or chronic breast pain
- Low milk production
- Trouble nursing
- Transition from bottle to breast
- Adoptive nursing
- Low baby weight gain
- Latching difficulties
- Past breast surgeries (implants or reductions)
- Pumping and continuing to breastfeed after returning to work
- Babies with health concerns, such as cleft palate or other oromotor dysfunction
Additional topics that may be covered include infant sleep and breastfeeding, solids with breastfeeding, vitamin supplements for infants, colic and other feeding related concerns.
- Dr. Anne Eglash is the medical director of our outpatient lactation program and leads a teaching lactation clinic with UW Health. Dr. Eglash is the cofounder of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, and is the medical director and cofounder of the Mothers’ Milk Bank of the Western Great Lakes. Her research interests include chronic breast pain in nursing women, as well as wet nursing and milk sharing.
- Wendi Rebholz, RN, has been working with Moms and Babies since 1989, and has been a International Board Certified Lactation Consultant since 2000. Wendi is a Member of the Breastfeeding Coalition of Southcentral Wisconsin and Wisconsin Association of Lactation Consultants. Her goal is to empower women, working with them, to make educated choices for their new family.