Breastfeeding Medicine Program

University Hospital

8 Central

1215 Lee St.

Charlottesville, VA 22903


Call 434.924.0000

Location hours:

  • Monday - Friday | 9:00 am - 5:00 pmWeekends and Holidays | 9.00 am - 3:00 pm

Parking: Free with validation, using your green parking ticket when you register at your appointment. Use the Lee Street Parking Garage directly across the street from University Hospital and Emergency Department.

Shuttle service: Runs every 30 minutes, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Find shuttle stop locations.

Breastfeeding Medicine Program
8 Central
1215 Lee St.
Charlottesville, VA 22903
United States


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UVA's is one of only 12 hospitals recognized by the Virginia Department of Health for its support to breastfeeding moms.

In-Hospital Consultations

Our lactation consultants visit with every new mother after delivery. We offer lactation support to all moms and babies coping with breastfeeding difficulties. We also provide follow-up phone calls to all breastfeeding moms for ongoing support.

Our NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) provides support to families on a variety of breastfeeding issues unique to NICU babies.

Outpatient Follow-up Visits

We provide support for everything from breast pain to how to use a breast pump. You can also call or visit with your questions. 

Learn more about our breastfeeding program

Breastfeeding & Coronavirus

Worried about nursing your baby due to COVID-19? Read info on breastfeeding during the coronavirus FAQs.

Need Help Now with Breastfeeding?

Call 434.924.0000 and ask for the breastfeeding medicine consultant.

Parenting Classes

We offer parenting classes to help prepare and educate you about parenthood. Register for our breastfeeding basics class.


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