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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Board-certified Lactation Consultants Provide the Following Services:

  • Inpatient breastfeeding class, assessment and problem solving
  • "Fine Tuning Clinic" – private lactation consults, including weight checks, available for infants of all ages
  • "Warm Line" – breastfeeding advice over the phone
  • Breast pump information, rental and sales (including Medela and Ameda breast pumps)
  • Select retail items, including nursing bras and pads, nursing stools, feeding pillows, lanolin
  • Referral to community resources for further breastfeeding support

Choosing to breastfeed your infant is a very important decision. Our staff is supportive and skilled in helping breastfeeding mothers and infants. We are:

  • Sensitive to families' different cultural needs
  • Eager to "meet the mother where she is" during the breastfeeding experience
  • Available to help the mother plan for how to continue breastfeeding if she returns to the workplace

All services are by appointment. The breastfeeding center and lactation boutique is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and closed on Sunday.

Download the Inova Fair Oaks Hospital lactation brochure for more details


Free Breastfeeding Latch Check

  • Every Wednesday, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Immediately following New Mom's Group)
  • No registration required
  • Class takes place in a group setting – females only please
  • A board-certified lactation consultant will be available on a drop-in basis to evaluate your new baby’s latch and provide guidance. Should you need additional assistance, you may schedule a Fine Tuning Clinic with the Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Lactation Department.
  • Location:
    Inova Fair Oaks Medical Campus
    3580 Joseph Siewick Drive
    Fairfax, VA 22033
    Lower Level–Conference Room B
    (Building located across from main entrance of the hospital)