The Birthing Center at GRMC wants to ensure that your baby gets the best start in life. Our Lactation Consultant, Shawna Baker, BS, IBCLC, RLC, CLC supports families through the breastfeeding process with helpful education and professional advices.

Certified through the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBCLC) and having earned a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from Texas State University in San Marcos, Shawna educates on breastfeeding and its healthy benefits for mommy and baby. Shawna Baker has been a Certified Lactation counselor (CLC) since 2007.

Lactation Services include:

  • Free inpatient consultations
  • Free outpatient consultations for GRMC babies  
  • Follow-up calls to families delivering at GRMC
  • Special attention to intensive care babies and their families
  • Consultations for mothers returning to work
  • Assistance with special need situations (breastfeeding, multiples, etc.)
  • Educational materials and resources
  • Breastfeeding telephone assistance

Contact Shawna Baker • 830.401.6130


Breastfeeding Resource Supplies

GRMC now has a resource center that carries Medela breastfeeding items, Sensible Lines milk storage freezer system, and Milkies Milk Saver for effortless milk storage. We encourage and want to assist families to breastfeed as long as possible with affordable breastfeeding items.

To view our Resource Supplies and cost, click here.