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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.


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