Breastfeeding and Lactation Support

Breastfeeding Support Groups

At Bon Secours, we believe that breastfeeding helps build a lasting bond between mother and child. Breastfeeding isn't just a lifestyle choice, it's a health practice that's been shown to protect babies against ear infections, lower the mother's risk of breast cancer, and help moms lose pregnancy weight.

Bon Secours Breastfeeding Support Groups

Connect with other nursing mothers and babies, receive exceptional support - facilitated by board-certified lactation consultants!

For moms with infants of all ages. 

INNSBROOK
4121 Cox Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060
Bon Secours Education Center, Suite 115
(804) 545-1665

1st and 3rd Tuesday each month
10am – 11am

ST. FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER
13710 St. Francis Boulevard, Midlothian, VA 23114
Located in the classrooms past the cafeteria
(804) 594-2229

1st and 3rd Wednesday each month
11am – 12pm

Lactation Counseling Available

We understand that sometimes you still have questions about breastfeeding and how your baby is eating after you’ve been discharged from the hospital. Even if you already have selected a pediatrician, you can schedule a lactation focused appointment with a certified lactation counselor by calling 804-730-4690. Lactation counseling is provided at the Bon Secours Pediatrics of Mechanicsville office, located at 7347 Bell Creek Road, Suite 100, Mechanicsville, VA, 23111. Typical hours available for appointments include Monday – Friday from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m and Saturday from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. for sick visits.

Insurances accepted include Medicaid, Optima, Tricare, Humana, Cigna, Virginia Premier, and Aetna. Please contact your insurance provider as needed with any additional questions about your coverage.

Need some support while breastfeeding?

Call our “Breastfeeding Warm Line” to ask a non-emergency question. (804) 594- BABY (2229).

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