Patient Services​

Breastfeeding Counseling

About the Service

This service enables lactating women to revieve councelling and health education related to the breastfeeding and proper nutrition.

Service Process

  • 1

    Register in the digital-services, create user name and password (If not yet registered), and login

  • 2

    The postpartum mother will be referred to the primary health care center

  • 3

    The mother will visit the center for the appointment and register at reception

  • 4

    Health awareness will be provided in line with the educational approach for mothers

  • 5

    The child will be registered in the primary health care center

  • 6

    Conditions of breastfeeding will be assessed during early neonatal screening

  • 7

    Awareness about breastfeeding and proper nutrition will be provided and the child's stages of growth and development will be monitored and vaccinations provided according to the Child Care Guidelines

  • 8

    In serious cases, both mother and child will be referred to a specialized breastfeeding clinic in a primary health care center or hospital

Service Fees

Fees are determined according to the case, apprpoved regulations and the procedures implemented

Service completion duration

30 - 60 minutes

Target audience

Lactating mother `

Service Limitations

This service is limited to lactating mothers who has infants of ages less than one year old.

Service channels

  • Service Delivery Centers
  • EHS Website

Service Provision Timings

Conditions & Requirements

Pregnant woman must be registered at the PHC center

The known address must be specified as within the geographical area of the PHC center

The infant must be younger than one year old.

In serious cases, both mother and child will be referred to the nearest specialized breastfeeding clinic

Department name:

Primary Healthcare Department

Sector name

Clinical Services Sector

Main Service

Supporting Health Services

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Service Rating

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Required Documents

  • Valid Health Card for the pregnant mother

  • Valid UAE ID card for the pregnant mother

  • Valid UAE ID card for the infant (if any)

  • Vaccination card for the infant

  • Birth notification when evaluating breastfeeding during neonatal screening

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Breastfeeding Counseling

Service locations

  • Emirate of Sharjah: Wasit Health Center, Riffa Health Center, Sharjah Health Center, Al Sabkha Health Center, Al Riqqa Health Center, Al Khalidiya Health Center, Al Hamriya Health Center, Abu Mousa Health Center, Almadam health center
  • Emirate of Ajman: City Health Center, Musheirif Health Center, Al Hamidiya Health Center, Manama Health Center, Muzaira Health Center
  • Emirate of Umm Al Quwain: Al Khazzan Health Center, Falaj Al Mualla Health Center, Al Salama Health Center, Al Raafa Health Center, Motherhood & Childhood Center
  • Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah: Ras Al Khaimah Health Center, Julphar Health Center, Al Rams Health Center, Al Nakheel Health Center, Al Dhait Health Center, Digdagga Health Center, Al Jazeera Al Hamra Health Center, Al Jeer Health Center, Shamal Health Center, Khat Health Center, Al Hamriya Health Center, Shoukah Health Center, Kadra Health Center, Wadi Safni Health Center, Al Mamourah Health Center, and Al Mannai Health Center
  • Emirate of Fujairah: Al Faseel Health Promotion Center, Murbah Health Center, Qidfa Health Center, Al beddia Health Center, Dadna Health Center

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