Breastfeeding Peer Counselors

Breastfeeding Peer Counselors are available to support you!

We provide services and personalized support to get breastfeeding off to a good start and to help you enjoy your breastfeeding experience.

Breastfeeding Peer Counselors can:

  • Provide prenatal and postpartum consultations
  • Answer many of your questions about breastfeeding
  • Assist you with your breastfeeding technique
  • Help you get breastfeeding supplies
  • Help you to get a breast pump and learn how to use it
  • Offer prenatal and parenting education classes

Appointments

Appointments are available Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM.  In-person, phone, telehealth, or Zoom appointments are available.

Newark/Bear/Dover

Rubia McBride

302-655-5822 Ext. 1981

Wilmington & Northeast 

Nancy Duran

(302)655-5822 Ext. 1893

 

Breastfeeding Classes

  • Weekly classes in partnership with ChristianCare Health Ambassadors
  • Discuss important topics such as nutrition, prenatal and post-partum care, caring for your baby, emotional wellness, and more
  • For pregnant women and families with children – newborns to 5 years of age

To enroll in classes, call 302-513-8418 or 302-428-6698.

To join, enroll with the Breastfeeding Peer Counselors, then click on the Zoom class link: https://zoom.us/j/3586362935?pwd=NVZvdUp6N3Zob0VibDdsS3NoQWw0UT09 

 

Resources

Breastfeeding Coalition of Delaware

Christiana Care Lactation

Bayhealth breastfeeding support

WIC

March of Dimes

Consejeras de la lactancia materna

¡LAS CONSEJERAS DE LACTANCIA MATERNA ESTÁN DISPONIBLES PARA APOYARLA!

Brindamos servicios y apoyo personalizado para que la lactancia tenga un buen comienzo y para ayudarla a disfrutar de su experiencia con la lactancia.

Las madres consejeras que amamantan pueden:

  • Brindar consultas prenatales y posparto
  • Responda muchas de sus preguntas sobre la lactancia materna
  • Ayudarla con su técnica de lactancia
  • Ayudarla a obtener suministros para la lactancia
  • Ayudarle a conseguir un extractor de leche y a aprender a utilizarlo.
  • Ofrecerle clases de educación prenatal y para padres

 

EQUIPO

Las citas están disponibles de lunes a viernes de 8 a. M. A 5 p. M. Se encuentran disponibles citas en persona, por teléfono, telesalud o Zoom.

Newark / Bear / Dover

Rubia McBride

302-655-5822 Ext. 1981

Wilmington y Northeast

Nancy Durán

(302)655-5822 Ext. 1893

 

 

Clases de lactancia materna

  • Clases semanales en asociación con ChristianCare Health Ambassadors
  • Discuta temas importantes como nutrición, atención prenatal y posparto, cuidado de su bebé, bienestar emocional y más.
  • Para mujeres embarazadas y familias con niños: recién nacidos hasta los 5 años de edad

Para inscribirse en las clases, llame al 302-513-8418 o al 302-428-6698

Para unirse, inscríbase con las madres consejeras en lactancia materna y luego haga clic en el enlace de la clase Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/3586362935?pwd=NVZvdUp6N3Zob0VibDdsS3NoQWw0UT09

 

RECURSOS

Coalición de lactancia materna de Delaware

Lactancia de Christiana Care

Apoyo a la lactancia materna de Bayhealth

WIC

March of Dimes

 

Helpful Videos/VIDEOS ÚTILES

How to Use a Symphony Breast Pump/Cómo utilizar un extractor de leche Symphony

 

How to Fit your Medela Breast Shield/Cómo colocar su protector de mama de Medela

Locations & Hours

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, our hours have temporarily changed. Visit our coronavirus page for current hours of operation.

To schedule an appointment at one of our
locations, please call:

New Castle County: (302) 224-6800

Kent/Sussex County: (302) 678-4622

Offices closed every Thursday from 2 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Westside’s Provider-On-Call service is available for urgent medical questions or concerns when our office is closed. Please call 302-655-5822. For emergencies, dial 9-1-1 or go to the emergency room.

Administrative Office
(300 Water St. Suite 200 Wilmington, DE 19801)
Ancillary Administrative Office
(13 Reads Way, Suite 102, New Castle, DE 19720)
Bear / New Castle
(404 Fox Hunt Dr. Fox Run Shopping Center Bear, DE 19701)
Dover
(1020 Forrest Avenue, Dover, DE 19904)
Dover Dental
(1020 Forrest Avenue Dover, DE 19904)
Newark
(27 Marrows Road, Newark, DE 19713)
Newark Dental
(27 Marrows Road, Newark, DE 19713)
Northeast
(908-B E. 16th St. Wilmington, DE 19802)
Northeast Dental
(908-b 16th Street, Wilmington, DE 19802, United States)
Wilmington
(1802 W. 4th St. Wilmington, DE 19805)
Wilmington Dental
(1802 W. 4th St. Wilmington, DE 19805)

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