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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Virtual Breastfeeding Support Group

Meets every Wednesday at 12:30 p.m.

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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

Lactation Services During Your Stay

  • Inpatient breastfeeding class with mother and infant
  • Bedside breastfeeding evaluations and problem solving as needed
  • Neonatal intensive care nursery visits for premature infants or infants with special needs
  • Multidisciplinary team approach to breastfeeding issues with your obstetrician/nurse

Services Once You Go Home

  • Private lactation consults, including weight checks and nursing bra fittings
  • Breastfeeding advice over the phone
  • Breastpump information, rental and sales
  • Breastfeeding supplies, including nursing bras and apparel, nursing pads and pillows, lanolin and milk storage bags