Breastfeeding Help

Breastfeeding Support Phone Line

Lactation Consultants are available for breastfeeding support even after you leave the hospital. You can speak directly with a Lactation Consultant by calling 864-675-4215. She can answer questions or provide you with access to other needed materials. The phone line is covered Monday through Friday, from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. Feel free to leave a message and a Consultant will return your call as soon as possible.

Breastfeeding Consultations

In-person consultations also are offered for nursing mothers who many need baby weight checks or pump instructions. Please call to make an appointment with one of our Lactation Consultants; the first 15 minutes of any visit are free.

 864-675-4215

Breastfeeding Support Group

Our breastfeeding support group is led by a Lactation Consultant and new moms, just like you, who are breastfeeding. The group talks about specific breastfeeding topics with time for questions and answers. Come share your tips and hear tips from other Upstate moms!

St. Francis Lactation Center

If you find that you need specific breastfeeding items after you go home, the St. Francis Lactation Center is a great resource. The St. Francis Lactation Center is located on the 4th floor at St. Francis Eastside, and offers services and supplies designed to help breastfeeding mothers. The Center sells hard-to-find lactation items such as Medela pumps, nursing bras, nursing gowns and accessories. You may also rent a breast pump for $35/two weeks or $70/month -- please call 675-4215 for rental information.