Mission Breastfeeding Center and Boutique
We offer a monthly breastfeeding class to help families gather knowledge and information to help the be prepared for the start of their breastfeeding journey.
Our internationally board-certified lactation consultants are available to meet with you during your postpartum stay and teach breastfeeding basics through one-on-one sessions. They can answer your questions and help you be prepared for a confident transition home with your newborn. You'll find expert help and individualized planning for issues such as:
- Latch-on difficulties
- Sleepy babies or issues where babies are unable to nurse well
- Sore nipples
- Milk supply concerns
- Swelling of the breast (engorgement)
- Collection and storage of breast milk
- Your baby is not feeding or wetting enough
- Your baby is not gaining enough weight
A “warm line” for answering your questions from home and outpatient services are also available. For an appointment or questions related to our services, please call (828) 213-1103.
Outpatient lactation services are by appointment only and are held on the 6th floor of the Mission Hospital campus at 509 Biltmore Avenue in Asheville, North Carolina.