Quezon Avenue Cor. Scout Magbanua St.
  Quezon City, Philippines, 1103
  (02) 372-3825 - 44
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Lactation Room

Breastfeeding Room

Dept. of Pediatrics

Newborn Care Unit

4th Floor, CMC Bldg. 1

(632) 372 3825 – 44 local 1416

Lactation Room and Breastfeeding Room

breastroomCapitol Medical Center (CMC) on its 46th year in the healthcare industry has added another feather to its cap of accomplishments. On the exact date of its founding anniversary, the Department of Health (DOH) issued a certification to CMC as a Mother – Baby Friendly Workplace. DOH representatives lauded the facilities and labelled the Lactation Room as a model unit for the private hospitals In Metro Manila.

The Lactation Room located at the 4th floor of the CMC was set aside to allow lactating employees and visitors alike, to breastfeed and express milk during their tour of duty. The room is equipped with breastfeeding appliances, a sink and comfortable seats that provide a conducive and relaxing environment to express breast milk. Reading materials on breast-feeding is also available for those who use the room.

Benefits of Breastfeeding for Babies

  •   Breast milk is the Ideal food for newborns and infants. It gives infants all the nutrients they need for healthy development.
  •   It is safe and contains antibodies that help protect infants from common childhood illnesses such as diarrhea and pneumonia.
  •    Breast milk is readily available and affordable.

Benefits of Breastfeeding for Mothers

  •   Exclusive breastfeeding is associated with a natural method of birth control.
  •   It reduces risks of breast and ovarian cancer later in life.
  •   It helps women return to their pre-pregnancy weight faster, and lowers rates of obesity.