Breastfeeding Support

Williamsburg Breastfeeding Support Group

Other Local Breastfeeding Support Groups

  • Breastfeeding Mamas – Meetings in Newport News and Norfolk
  • La Leche League - Meetings in Great Bridge, Norfolk, Yorktown, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and Virginia Beach.  
  • New LLL Group also forming for New Kent/Williamsburg, 3rd Tuesday of each month, 6:30 PM, Heritage Public Library, 6215 Chesapeake Circle, New Kent. Leader: Shannon Wigley, 443-350-7891, sgwigley@gmail.com.
  • Breastfeeding Support Group at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News staffed by IBCLCs. First and third Tuesdays of the month, 11:30AM, 2nd floor. Baby weight checks; snack provided; older children welcome.

Other Breastfeeding Professionals

  • Linda Pincus, Lactation Consultant (RN, FACCE, IBCLC), 757.565.6156, adnilbp@yahoo.com – Breastfeeding counseling and hospital-grade electric breastpump rental/sales. (Williamsburg)
  • Angela Burton, Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), 757.876.5144. (Yorktown)
  • Stacy Kucharczk, Lactation Consultant (MSN, RN, CPNP, IBCLC), of BestFeeding Lactation Services, 757.944.1234, kucharsd@cox.net, Facebook – Classes, counseling, and consultations. (Chesapeake)
  • Jacqueline Starkey, Lactation Consultant, Doula and Childbirth Educator (RN, IBCLC, CD(DONA), LCCE, FACCE), of Birthjourneys Childbirth Education and Doula Care757.615.2933, info@birthjourneys.org, Facebook, offers a private 2-hour Breastfeeding Beginnings class. (Chesapeake)
  • Kay McKee, Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) 757.717.2054. (Chesapeake)

Tongue Tie Resources

Nursing Bras – Professional Fittings

  • Gloria Thai, owner of online store For Mom and Keiki, is located in Yorktown and is happy to meet with local mothers for bra fittings and sales.  She sells Bravado bras and numerous other breastfeeding and natural parenting supplies. (Yorktown)

Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center offers the following:

  • Hospital-grade breast pump rentals (one-time $45 charge for parts and monthly $40 charge for rental; pick up on 3rd floor of hospital) and sale of consumer-grade Hygeia breast pumps.  Call Carrie Hewlett at 757.984.7490 for more information.
  • Breastfeeding class (free to those who deliver at Sentara; one Thursday per month, 757.259.4233 to register)
  • Breastfeeding information line (free to those who deliver at Sentara: 757.984.7299, 7 days a week, 9 AM-6 PM)
  • Home health lactation visits (may be covered by insurance; 757.549.7755)

Breastmilk Donation and Breastmilk Sharing

Best Online Breastfeeding Resources

Best Breastfeeding Books

Best Breastfeeding Video

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