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Breastfeeding Resources

New Castle County: Breastfeeding Services at Nemours

Lactation consultant at Nemours AI duPont Hospital for Children and free outpatient services for Nemours patients.

Nemours Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children

1600 Rockland Rd.  Wilmington, DE 1803

(302) 651-4000

All Counties: Breastfeeding Coalition of Delaware

The mission of the Breastfeeding Coalition of Delaware is to improve maternal and infant health by increasing the initiation and duration of breastfeeding. They provide educational materials, and promote communication and collaboration among individuals and organizations working to support breastfeeding.

http://www.delawarebreastfeeding.org/

 

All Counties: La Leche League

La Leche League offers help and encouragement to women wanting to breast feed their infants. They also have a lending library of books on childbirth, child care, breast feeding and nutrition. Telephone assistance is available anytime from trained leaders for any breast feeding concern.
http://www.lllofmd-de-dc.org/index.shtml

All Counties: Nursing Mothers, Inc.

Nursing Mothers, Inc. (NMI) is a volunteer, not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping women and their families have the nursing experience they desire by offering mother-to-mother support and non-medical information. We aim to increase knowledge about breastfeeding in the communities we serve: from Delaware to Cecil County, Maryland, to Southern Chester County, Pennsylvania.
Nursing Mothers, Inc.
PO Box 5462
Wilmington, DE 19808
1-866-733-4NMI (4664)
http://www.nursingmoms.org/

All Counties: WIC (Women, Infants,&Children)

WIC provides nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, breastfeeding support, and referrals to other healthcare, welfare and social services. Breastfeeding support includes feeding classes and lactation consultants.

(302) 739-4614
Toll Free In-State (800)222-2189

Please find locations and determine eligibility using the link provided below.
http://dhss.delaware.gov/dph/chca/dphwicbfhom01.html

Kent and Sussex Counties: Lactation Services From Bayhealth

Bayhealth’s Lactation Services provide the counseling and support you need to breastfeed your baby, including expectant mothers on breastfeeding techniques, addressing concerns and helping with breastfeeding challenges.
(302) 744-7233

New Castle County: Breastfeeding Services at The Birth Center

Provides private consultations with a certified lactation consultant, support groups, lactation pump sales/rentals, and resources.

The Birth Center

1508 W. 7th Street, Wilmington, DE 19805

(302) 658-2229

http://thebirthcenter.com/services/breastfeeding-support/

 

New Castle County: Christiana Breastfeeding Education and Resource Center

Lactation consultants can offer hands-on help with breastfeeding problems and are available for appointments at the Breastfeeding Education and Resource Center at Christiana Hospital. The Breastfeeding Education and Resource Center provides education, emotional support, tips for high risk mothers, and discounted breast pumps and breastfeeding supplies and rentals.
Christiana Hospital, Women’s Building
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Room 1922A, Newark, DE 19718
(302)733-3360
http://www.christianacare.org/BreastfeedingSupport

New Castle County: St. Francis Hospital Breastfeeding Services

Provides part-time lactation consulting and breastfeeding classes Mon- Friday for a small fee ($15).

(302) 421-4848

St. Francis Hospital

701 N. Clayton Street, Wilmington, DE 19805