Breastfeeding Resources 

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Breastfeeding resources can come in the form of support groups, breastfeeding classes, education, birth centers, pump instructions and distributors, helplines, and breastfeeding friendly designations. If you are interested in breastfeeding in the future, are breastfeeding currently, or supporting a loved one who is breastfeeding, this informative page is for you!

Hospitals and Birth Centers

Onslow Memorial Hospital 

Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune 
Lactation Line: 910-450-4291
Pediatrics: 910-450-3125
Tricare beneficiaries only

Bella Donna Midwifery 

Outpatient Lactation Support

Bosom Babies Lactation 

Wilmington Health Pediatrics    
Lactation Consultant: 
Kristy Harley, RN, IBCLC, 
Wilmington Health patients only

Community Support         

PEERS Family Development Center 
Parenting Classes and Child Care

One Place 
Childcare and Parenting Resources

Peer Support Groups

Onslow County WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselors 
Jennifer Hall: 910-989-3999
Sonja McMorris: 910-989-3989
Kimberly Warnstaff: 910-937-1485

Bella Donna Midwifery  
Breastfeeding Support Group Meets every first Monday of each month at 5:00 PM.
310 New Bridge Street Jacksonville, NC 28540

Mom2Mom Global 

Navy Marine Corps Relief Society
Budget for Baby
Tricare beneficiaries only

La Leche League Jacksonville

Special Concerns

Post Partum Support International 
Helpline: 1-800-944-4773

Wake Med Mothers' Milk Bank
Milk Bank
1900 Kildare Farm Road 
Cary, NC 27518

Onslow Women's Center

Peer to Peer Milk Sharing

Educational Classes

Onslow County Health Department 

In-Person Breastfeeding Classes 

Held every second Wednesday of each month from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Virtual Breastfeeding Classes

Held every fourth Wednesday of each month from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM. Call 910-989-3999 for questions.

Virtual Classes

Virtual Breastfeeding Class: Ready, Set, Baby Prenatal Education Class

Monday (2x daily) 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM 
                              3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday (en espanol) 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Onslow Memorial Hospital 
In-Person Classes

Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune  
In-Person Classes

National Help Lines

National Maternal Mental Health Hotline  

Women's Health & Breastfeeding 

Online Resources

WIC Resources
Call WIC to enroll: 910-347-5002

The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine

Breastfeeding USA 

Breastfeeding Friendly Designations

  1. Breastfeeding- Friendly Designations
  2. Breastfeeding- Friendly Community Partner
  3. Breastfeeding- Friendly Employer
  4. Breastfeeding- Friendly Child Care  
  5. Breastfeeding- Friendly Maternity Center
Breastfeeding-Friendly Designations are Organizations recognized by either the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services or North Carolina Breastfeeding Coalition that meet various accommodations for the breastfeeding community. 

Breastfeeding-Friendly Maternity Centers and Child Care Designation awardees are recognized by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Each tier of an award represents the different levels of commitment that organization has completed to promote and support breastfeeding. Levels of commitment could include a combination of standards such as written policy, professional development, breastfeeding encouragement, education regarding the benefits of breastfeeding, instruction on how to breastfeed and/or how to maintain lactation, and more! 

Breastfeeding-Friendly Employers and Community Partners are recognized by the North Carolina Breastfeeding Coalition. Awardees in both categories adhere to similar standards that help provide safe and supportive environments for the breastfeeding community!

Onslow County Mobile Breastfeeding Stations

A Breastfeeding Station is a portable, private area to provide a clean and safe environment for nursing moms. Breastfeeding stations can be set up at your event indoors and outdoors. If your organization is interested in using one of our Breastfeeding Stations, please call 910-989-3919 or email to select an available day and time. The Onslow County Health Department can also supply health education materials upon request.