More Breastfeeding Resources

UVA Breastfeeding Medicine Program                                 
Breastfeeding Medicine Clinic
Mothers with breastfeeding questions or concerns can receive phone support or be seen by a Lactation Consultant at the Clinic as an outpatient. The visit is usually covered by an insurance co-pay.
Call 434-924-0000 and ask for the Breastfeeding Consultant.
  Martha Jefferson Lactation Corner

MJH Lactation Corner provides mothers with outpatient appointments for a $75 fee
434-654-8440

La Leche League
Informal mom and baby breastfeeding support group (moms-to-be also encouraged to attend) meets on the first Monday of the month at 7pm and the second Wednesday of the month at 10am. Leaders are also available by phone or email to answer questions. Services are free.
Call 434-214-0620  http://LLLCville.blogspot.com
For other areas in Virginia: http://LLLVAWV.org/
WIC
WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselors are assigned to all pregnant and breastfeeding WIC clients, and a WIC Lactation Consultant is available for clinic visits and home visits as needed. WIC lends or provides breast pumps and breastfeeding supplies such as nursing bras, nursing pads, lanolin, etc.
Call 434-972-6206

National Breastfeeding Helpline
U.S. Department of Health Breastfeeding Helpline answers basic breastfeeding questions in English and Spanish. Open 9am-6pm or leave a voicemail after hours.
Consejeros estan disponibles en Español. Abierto de 9am-6pm o dejar un mensaje de voz después de horas.
Call 800-994-9662

Breastfeeding Supplies
As of 2013 the Affordable Healthcare Act requires insurance companies to provide mothers with a breast pump, if they choose to use one. Talk with a healthcare provider, lactation consultant, or breastfeeding peer counselor about what kind of pump will best suit your needs, and call your insurance company to find out what’s covered.

The MJH Lactation Corner, Charlottesville VA
Sells and rents breast pumps, parts and tubing, bras, and more.
Call 434-654-7042

Target, Babies R Us, and CVS sell pumps, flanges, breast pads, milk storage bags and other breastfeeding supplies.

WIC provides breastfeeding supplies, see above.

Online Resources
Find an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant:

Kellymom.com, evidence-based breastfeeding resources and information:

La Leche League, breastfeeding resources:

U.S. Department of Health Breastfeeding website:

Información en Español sobre la lactancia materna: