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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 until three weeks of age
  • "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 center is open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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
  • 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 C & D
    (Building located across from main entrance of the hospital)