North Shore Medical Center’s women’s health services department joined community health care advocates, peer counselors and certified lactation consultants at the 7th Annual Breastfeeding Awareness Walk at Tropical Park on Saturday, August 4. The walk was hosted by the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade, the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County, and the Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC) to educate the community on the importance of breastfeeding to ensure babies have a healthy start to life.
North Shore Medical Center offers a variety of women’s services. The hospital is fully equipped to handle high-risk pregnancies and has the only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in northern Miami-Dade County.
North Shore Medical Center is also home to a Comprehensive Breast Institute. Imaging services include digital mammography, breast ultrasound, bone density screening, stereotactic biopsy, ultrasound guided biopsy and other image-guided procedures. Services include screenings and specialist consultation for a full spectrum of breast conditions and access to breast cancer treatment. For more information, visit www.northshoremedical.com/our-services/women’s-health/comprehensive-breast-institute.