Baby Weigh Station Center and Breastfeeding Cafe

607 Seneca Street
Oneida, NY 13421

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COVID-19 Precautions

(updated 3.13.20)

Due to COVID-19, our open hours for the Breastfeeding Cafe have been cancelled until further notice. We will offer 1:1 sessions in place of the cafe on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month by appointment only. Moms may call the hospital labor & delivery unit at 315-361-2065 to schedule an appointment. Lactation services will still be available, but will not be conducted in a group format. Thank you for your cooperation and stay safe!

Baby Weigh Station Center and Breastfeeding Cafe

A place where new & expecting parents can get professional breastfeeding support, check baby’s weight, talk with other moms, and connect to community resources.

We offer two different free services for our new mothers to help them with the early state development of their newborns: Baby Weigh Station and the Breastfeeding Cafe.

Baby Weight Station Center and Breastfeeding Cafe Schedule

Breastfeeding Cafe

The Breastfeeding Cafe is meant to teach mothers about breast feeding and how to manage the health of themselves and newborn during the breastfeeding process. These classes are taught by our Breastfeeding Lactation Councilors.

New Moms can schedule an appointment or walk-in – no referral required. We provide a lite lunch and opportunity for moms to network and share experiences.

Baby Weigh Station Center

The Baby Weigh Station Center is meant to assist breastfeeding moms so that continuation of breastfeeding is accomplished. Babies can be weighed and you can receive personal breastfeeding counseling form one of our professionally trained Lactation Councilors or Consultant.

The Baby Weigh Station is free to all mothers.

Visits to the Baby Weigh Station Center are by appointment only. All appointments require a referral. Those delivering at the Oneida Health Hospital will automatically receive a referral from the Maternity Unit nursing staff upon discharge. Mothers who deliver at another hospital can schedule an appointment by obtaining a referral from their Pediatrician.

What to expect:

  1. Babies are weighed
  2. Breastfeeding problems or issues are addressed
  3. Moms are given a “Weigh Card” to record and document their baby’s weight at each visit to track their baby’s progress
  4. A baby weigh chart is also started and kept at the Weigh Station Center for each newborn

We will also provide our expecting parents with a tour of the Lullaby Center so that on your day you are more familiar with your environment

Where is the Baby Weigh Station Center and Breastfeeding Cafe located?

The Baby Weigh Station Center and Breastfeeding Cafe are both located on the 2nd floor of the center at:

607 Seneca Street
Oneida, NY 13421

How do I schedule an appointment?

To schedule an appointment at the Baby Weigh Station Center or the Breastfeeding Care,  please call our Maternity Center at 315-361-2065.

Appointments are not required for the Breastfeeding Cafe, but honored. Walk-ins are also welcome.