Our Breastfeeding Care Center provides inpatient assistance with lactation. A team of breastfeeding professionals, including internationally board-certified lactation consultants, staff our team and are available to assist you. Private, one-on-one consultations are available by appointment to assist you with prenatal breastfeeding questions or postpartum breastfeeding support.
- Prenatal breastfeeding classes are held the first Saturday of each month at 1 p.m. You can sign up online by going to our Classes & Events page and selecting Telfair BirthPlace in the "Select Category" menu option. Reservations also can be made through our Central Referral Office by calling (912) 819-3360.
- In-hospital, post-birth assistance
- Telephone warm-line
- Outpatient consultations
- Educational materials
- Breast pump information
- A courtesy call post-discharge, to give you an opportunity to ask any feeding questions
The Breastfeeding Warm-Line is dedicated to assisting mothers-to-be and breastfeeding moms and babies with any questions or concerns they may have. Callers can speak to a board-certified lactation consultant for breastfeeding assistance or make an appointment for a consultation.
The Breastfeeding Warm-Line is staffed every day from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. If no one answers, please leave a message; we will return your call as soon as possible. If you are calling after-hours, your call will be returned within 24 hours.
Free Mommy and Me Breastfeeding Support Group
Free monthly breastfeeding support group for pregnant and breastfeeding women. Join us for snacks, information and support. No RSVP required and you may bring your little one or a friend.
Date: Second Tuesday of each month
Time: 10 a.m.
Place: The Telfair BirthPlace, located at Candler Hospital, 5353 Reynolds Street, 3rd Floor North Classroom.