Lactation Care

If you are currently on WIC, please contact the WIC office for more info on lactation & breastfeeding services

Meet with one of our lactation specialists in a one-on-one setting to assist you on your breastfeeding journey. Whether this is your first baby, or you have nursed before, if you are exclusively pumping or chest feeding, trying to re-lactate or nurse an adopted infant, we can help.

Our services are available to residents of Delaware County.

Our services are currently free to another, regardless of insurance status.

Some of the services we provide:

  • Prenatal Lactation classes
  • Prenatal Consult
  • Post-partum Lactation Consult
  • Feed and weighs
  • Pump assistance
  • Low milk supply
  • Latch issues
  • Nursing Multiples
  • SNS systems

Contact:
740-368-1700, ext. 8
E-mail: lactationcare@delawarehealth.org

To schedule online, click HERE

Lauren Robinson has worked in the field of lactation for 10 years with 5 years as an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant. Lauren is currently the WIC director and Breastfeeding Coordinator for Delaware, Morrow, and Union Counties. She believes everyone has the right to free and high-quality lactation education and stresses the need for families to prepare prenatally for their lactating goals. Lauren is still nursing her toddler through which she personally experienced multiple clogged ducts, mastitis, milk blister, and hypoglycemia at birth.  

Candice Myers is a Certified Breastfeeding Specialist and will be sitting for the International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant exam this month. She has worked in the lactation field for almost a decade. Candice has an associate degree in nutrition/dietetics, and a bachelor’s degree in Health Promotion and Wellness. Candice has 2 children, one of which she experienced multiple complications related to breastfeeding, and the other whom she breastfed for 19 months. Given the tremendous benefits offered by breastmilk/breastfeeding, she is passionate about lactation and hopes to help moms through support and education. 

Katherine Fox, RN has been working in Delaware County for 4 years with newborns and pregnant clients. She is a Certified Lactation Counselor through the Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice. She breastfed both of her children for over 2 years and believes in helping children be as healthy as possible through evidence-based practices.