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Platte Valley Hospital

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Pregnancy can be an exciting—and anxious—nine months. You may wonder, “Am I doing everything I can to prepare for this baby?”

Chances are you’re doing everything you can to keep you and your little one healthy. Although, most pregnancies and birth experiences go smoothly, if complications come up, our medical team and neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) are equipped to handle even the littlest of patients.

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We are delighted to share in the special time of your life. We have all you need to help you become prepared for what most describe as their biggest challenge and reward.

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Baby-Friendly

Platte Valley Hospital supports the Baby Friendly initiative and approach to care because we want moms and their babies to have the very best start.

At Platte Valley, we practice Baby-Friendly standards and approach to care because we want parents and their babies to have the best start.

The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, which is supported by the World Health Organization and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, supports families to be successful in whatever their feeding choice may be. Our staff teaches and helps moms whether their goal is to breastfeed or formula feed their babies.

Our Five-Star Breastfeeding Support Amenities include:

  • Lactation Support 7-days a week with a board-certified lactation consultant
  • One-on-one breastfeeding instruction during hospital stay
  • Private lactation follow-up visit after your baby goes home
  • Breastfeeding support group to connect with lactation nurses and other moms
  • Breastfeeding Helpline available 7-days a week

Call Lactation Services at (303) 498-3415 to Schedule an Appointment

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From pregnancy and childbirth to support groups, we offer something for everyone. Join us in nurturing your well-being.

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