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Breastfeeding Education and Support

Classes/Groups Location Description
Bridge to Pediatrics Class Johnson City, TN Prenatal infant feeding class for expecting parents and grandparents led by Gloria Dudney, RN, IBCLC
Elizabethton Breastfeeding Support & Encouragement Group Elizabethton, TN First Thursday of every month at 11:00am Third Thursday of every month at 11:00am Childcare is provided! Led by: Jilian Reece, Certified Lactation Counselor Call with any questions: (423) 342-8008 or email
Franklin Woods Community Hospital Johnson City, TN
Indian Path Medical Center Kingsport, TN
Johnson City Medical Center Hospital Johnson City, TN Breastfeeding Basics Class: This class provides information for families about breastfeeding. Topics include preparation for breastfeeding, benefits to mother and baby, how to get started, answers to common questions, and resources. Grandparents and support persons are welcome! Free.
Johnston Memorial Hospital Abingdon , VA Breastfeeding Classes offered
La Leche League of the Mountain Empire Bristol, TN Day and evening meetings monthly in Bristol and Marion; topics discussed include advantages of breastfeeding, when babies arrives, family and breastfeeding, the art of breastfeeding, avoiding difficulties, nutrition, and weaning; no two meetings are alike! Breastfeeding information also available by phone from trained La Leche League Leaders (contact Katherine at (276) 466-4860 and visit website for numbers of other leaders and more information).
Mommy's Milk Club Johnson City and Kingsport, TN A free breastfeeding support group for mom and baby or expectant mothers. Meet other moms in a relaxed, casual setting. Learn what to expect with breastfeeding and valuable parenting tips from other moms. Meets twice monthly. Call for more information and schedules.
Moms Club of Kingsport Kingsport, TN Breastfeeding support and LOTS more! Open to all residents from Kingsport, Church Hill, Fall Branch, Colonial Heights, Mount Carmel, and Piney Flats. Therefore, the Kingsport, TN Chapter covers the following zip codes in the Tri-Cities: 37642, 37645, 37656, 37660, 37662, 37663, 37664, 37665, 37669, 37686, and 37699.
National Breastfeeding Helpline (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) Get answers to basic breastfeeding questions from a trained peer counselor
Norton Community Hospital Norton, VA Breastfeeding class offered
Washington County Mom & Baby Connection Johnson City, TN 2nd Thursday of each month 11am-12:30 Refreshments are provided. Family & Friends WELCOME. Make your appointment at this meeting to get WIC vouchers.
Wellmont Breastfeeding classes Kingsport, TN Breastfeeding Basics is offered one night per month. Topics include: Nutrition, correct position and latch, how to know whether your baby is getting enough, pumping and storage, engorgement, returning to work, and much more. To register, call the Wellmont Nurse Connection at 1-877-230-NURSE.