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Breastfeeding Support for Mothers and Babies is Now Available by Appointment 

The Arkansas Children’s Breastfeeding Clinic is located at Circle of Friends Clinic on the ACH Campus in Little Rock. Dr. Hannah Renno, a board-certified lactation consultant, and general pediatrician started the Breastfeeding Clinic that serves both mothers and babies to help them achieve their feeding goals. 

Dr. Renno cares deeply for breastfeeding families, and now these families can receive expert breastfeeding support in a clinic setting. 

Breastfeeding families may make an appointment by calling 501-364-1202 and asking for a Breastfeeding Clinic appointment. 

Maternal Concerns 
  • Delayed lactogenesis 
  • Low milk supply 
  • Oversupply 
  • Painful feeding 
  • Exclusive pumping (either by choice or with a desire to resume nursing in the future) 
  • Plugged ducts 
  • Mastitis 
  • Tandem nursing 
  • Nursing multiples 
  • Maternal medications and contraindications for breastfeeding 
  • Maternal medical/surgical history affecting breastfeeding 
  • Prenatal consultations in high-risk situations 
  • Inducing lactation for adoption 
  • Returning to work/pumping/storing/bottle feeding 
  • Sleep "training" while breastfeeding 
  • Difficulty weaning 
  • Bottle refusal 
Infant Concerns 
  • Neonatal weight loss 
  • Hyperbilirubinemia in the setting of breastfeeding 
  • Slow weight gain 
  • Poor latch (shallow, painful, losing suction, inefficient, choking) 
  • Concern for tongue-tie  
  • Reliance on the nipple shield 
  • Prematurity 
  • Anatomic abnormalities 
  • Breast refusal after a previous successful nursing 

More information about Breastfeeding 

Q: Why is “breastmilk best”? 

  • Breastmilk from each mother is specially made to match the nutritional needs of the baby. Breastmilk also helps the baby’s immature immune system among many other things! 
  • Breastmilk protects from disease. 
  • Infants who receive breastmilk are not as sick as often. 
  • The illness is usually milder if a breastmilk fed infant does get sick. 
  • Breastmilk is more easily digested than formula. 

Q: What are the benefits to the mother for providing breastmilk? 

  • Breastfeeding provides a special bond between mother and baby. 
  • Gives the mother an active part in helping her baby get well 
  • Lowers the mother’s risks for breast and ovarian cancer 
  • Makes it easier for the mother to lose the baby weight 

 Q: What do mothers need to know about pumping? 

  • Pumping does not mean you have to breastfeed. 
  • A mom can stop pumping at any time.
  • If a baby is fed with breastmilk, it does not mean the baby can only ever have breastmilk.
  • A baby can receive formula if the mother is not producing enough milk or if she stops pumping breastmilk.
  • The breast pump is comfortable and easy to use.