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Phone (304) 982-0731
Fax (304) 766-9450

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Lactation Center

Our Lactation Specialists:

Meet the two lactation specialists on staff at South Charleston Pediatrics.

Melissa Tackett, RN, IBCLC
Melissa Tackett, RN, IBCLC
Carrie McClure, RN,BSN,CLS
Carrie McClure, RN,BSN,CLS

What We Offer:

Lactation consultations available by appointment
  • During this consultation, your child will have an examination, any questions you have regarding breastfeeding will be acknowledged, and you will receive help, guidance and reassurance during a breastfeeding session to make sure that your breastfeeding experience goes smoothly.
  • Appointments available for patients and non-patients alike. Visits for patients will have their insurance billed. Non-patient visits will be charged a fee per hour intervals.
  • Consultations provided by certified lactation specialist and/or board certified lactation consultant.
Breastfeeding Classes
  • Offered the first Saturday of every month 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. If this day falls on a holiday weekend, it will be rescheduled for the following weekend.
  • Held in waiting room of SC Pediatrics
  • Bottled water and snack provided
  • Taught by board certified lactation consultants
  • $25 per class
  • You will learn benefits of breastfeeding for mother and baby, proper technique for positioning and latch, proper collection and storage of breast milk, problem solving skills for a variety of breastfeeding issues, effective ways to increase and/or decrease breast milk, proper way to wean your child and much more.

Contact SC Pediatrics at (304) 982-7031 to sign up.

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