Children’s Health Center – Anacostia
At the Children’s Health Center in Anacostia, lactation support services are offered free of charge on a daily basis during regular business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm). These services include:
- A four-week prenatal breastfeeding education class that is offered on a rolling basis twice per month. This class is free and is facilitated by a lactation consultant or breastfeeding peer educator. Class topics include: “Getting Started”, “Breastfeeding in the First Few Weeks,” “Keeping Things Going When Life Returns,” and “Breastfeeding After 6 Months.”
- Community lactation support services for breastfeeding families in the entire Washington, DC, metro area. Breastfeeding support supplies are also available.
- Mom's Got Milk Club meetings (families welcome!)
- Back-to-work breastfeeding consults to help breastfeeding mothers prepare to return to the workforce or school while meeting their breastfeeding goals
About the Program
The East of the River Lactation Support Center is a collaborative program between Children's National, the Women Infants and Children (WIC) Program, and the DC Breastfeeding Coalition. The program aims to help mothers in the Washington, DC, metro area who choose to breastfeed reach their breastfeeding goals through prenatal breastfeeding education and post-partum breastfeeding support.
For more information, contact us at 202-476-6941 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2101 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave SE
Washington, DC 20020