The Stork’s Nest

Breastfeeding Services

Breastfeeding Services in Warrensburg, MO

The Stork’s Nest – Breastfeeding Services

Western Missouri Medical Center is dedicated to making your entire birthing experience a wonderful one, and that includes offering breastfeeding services. Our on-staff International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC) offer one-on-one counseling to help moms understand the fundamentals of lactation while learning to feed their new babies. They are trained to help mothers and babies with several issues including latching difficulties, painful nursing, low milk production or inadequate weight gain. Lactation services are available during pregnancy, at delivery and after discharge.

Patient Resources

Preventing Vitamin D Deficiency

TriCare Message

Preventing Jaundice


WMMC Blog Posts on Breastfeeding

The First Hour After Birth: A Baby’s 9 Instinctive Stages

Top 7 Tips For Breastfeeding Success

Breastfeeding Myths Debunked



Ruthie Porter, RN, BSN, IBCLC
Ruthie Porter, RN, BSN, IBCLC

Medical School:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Central Methodist University
Fayette, MO


Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)

Recent Blog Posts:

10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Breastfeeding

Pumping Pointers

The First Hour After Birth: A Baby’s 9 Instinctive Stages


Inpatient and outpatient one-on-one lactation consultations IBCLC staff Breastfeeding education classes Breast pump rentals and sales Breast pump parts and accessories Maternity/nursing bras Maternity support belts Boppy pillows and slip covers Breastfeeding support group resources Occupational Therapy for difficult feeders Specialty feeding tools and devices