Lactation Support


Beyond Birth and Lactation with Leslie Stern CNM, IBCLC and Lorraine Rocco RN, IBCLC
Accepts insurance

Emerald Doulas

HUG Your Baby with Jan Tedder, RN, FNP, IBCLC, for lactation consultation and parent education

Women’s Birth and Wellness Center in Chapel Hill
Accepts insurance and Medicaid

Nicole King and Pat Clark at Duke Pediatrics
Duke Health Center at Roxboro Street
4020 N Roxboro St
Durham, NC 27704-2120
Duke Health Center South Durham
234 Crooked Creek Pkwy
Suite 110
Durham, NC 27713-8507

Family Connects Durham

Free to every family who lives in Durham county with an infant less than 3 months of age. Includes a home visit from a nurse/IBCLC to answer questions, assess your health and your baby’s health and connect your family to resources in the community, including lactation services.

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

WIC provides nutrition support to qualifying families with children under 5, including breastfeeding support. WIC can provide food, breast pumps, classes and support groups to new parents.

Durham County WIC Program Office Locations
Applicants are encouraged to schedule an appointment; however, walk-ins may be accommodated.
Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Program and Breastfeeding classes – call (919) 956-4595

Lincoln Community Health Center
1301 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC 27707
Telephone: (919) 956- 4042
Hours: 7:30 am – 6:00 pm – Monday – Friday

Durham County Human Services Building
414 East Main Street
Durham, NC 27701
Telephone: (919) 560- 7824
Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm – Monday – Friday
(Closed 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm daily for lunch)

More locations and information can be found at the Lincoln Community Health Center Website.

Free Breastfeeding Support Groups and Meetings

Baby Bistro

Cosponsored by Duke Birthing Center and Durham County Library
Both English and Spanish leaders are available.

North Regional Library
221 Milton Rd
Durham, NC 27712
1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month

Durham La Leche League

Evening Meeting – Durham Friends Meeting House
404 Alexander Avenue
Durham, NC 27705
2nd Monday of Each Month at 6:30pm

Central Durham Meeting – Welcome Baby, Durham Cooperative Extension Building
721 Foster Street
Durham, NC 27701
1st Wednesday of Each Month at 10:00am

South Durham Meeting – Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
4907 Garrett Rd
Durham, NC 27707
3rd Thursday of Each Month at 10:30am

Women, Infants, and Children

WIC offers four breastfeeding support groups (each group is for both English and Spanish-speaking participants) for WIC clients. Registration is preferred for all groups, but not required. Call 919-956-4595.

Lincoln Community Health Center
1301 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC 27707
2nd Tuesday of each month, 11:00-12:00

3901 N. Roxboro Street Suite 105
Durham, NC 27704
2nd Thursday of each month, 10:00-11:00am
4th Thursday of each month, 2:00-3:00pm

Durham County Department of Public Health
414 East Main Street
Durham, NC 27701
3rd Tuesday of each month, 11:00-12:00

Nursing Mothers of Raleigh

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
2723 Clark Ave
Raleigh, NC 27607
1st Thursday of Each Month 7:00-8:30pm
3rd Thursday of Each Month 9:30-11:00am

WakeMed Breastfeeding Support Groups

North Raleigh
WakeMed North Family Health & Women’s Hospital
10000 Falls of Neuse Rd
Raleigh, NC 27614
Mondays 10:00-11:30am and 6:00-7:30pm

WakeMed Cary Hospital
1900 Kildaire Farm Rd
Cary, NC 27518
Mondays 2:00-3:30pm

WakeMed Corporate Center
3128 Smoke Tree Ct
Raleigh, NC 27610
Thursdays 2:15-3:45pm

Womens Birth and Wellness Center Breastfeeding Cafe

Suite 202
930 Martin Luther King Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
2nd & 4th Fridays 10:30-12:00

Chapel Hill La Leche League

Morning Meeting – University Baptist Church
100 S Columbia St
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
First Friday of Each Month 10:00-12:00

Evening Meeting – Women’s Birth and Wellness Center
Suite 202
930 MLK Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
2nd Wednesday of Each Month 7:00pm

Toddler Meeting – Chapel Hill Public Library
110 Library Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
3rd Wednesday of Each Month 10:00am

Family Meeting – Carrboro Civic Center
108 Big St
Carrboro, NC 27510
2nd Saturday of Each Month 10:00am

Parenting Support Groups and Meetings

Emerald Doulas
A full-service birth and postpartum doula agency offering the following free support groups and meetups:
New Moms Groups, Moms of Color Group, Perinatal Mood Group, New Dads Meet-up, LGBTQ New Parent Group

Weekly New Parent Hangout (free)
5317 Highgate Dr. Suite 115
Durham, NC 27713
Wednesdays at 11:00am

Welcome Baby
Provides practical, educational, and emotional support to parents and caregivers of young children. All services are free and conducted in English and Spanish for residents of Durham County who are expecting and/or have children 0-5 years of age. Services include parenting workshops, car seat safety program, and giving closet.

Giving Closet/Welcome Baby Office
721 Foster St
Durham, NC 27701
Every Friday 8:30-11:00am and 1:00-3:00pm
2nd Thursdays 4:00-6:00pm for working parents

Free Phone Support

Online Resources

Please contact us with any feedback or questions.