Breastfeeding Resource Center at Virtua - Lactation Consultations

100 Bowman Drive

Voorhees, NJ 08043

856-247-2230

Breastfeeding Services: Virtua Maternity Care Lactation consultations help breastfeeding mothers and babies overcome problems, and offer support to reach their breastfeeding goals.

At Virtua Health, our experienced board-certified lactation consultants offer private, in-person or telehealth lactation consultations.
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Sorry, your online scheduling request cannot be completed at this time. Please call 1-888-VIRTUA-3 (1-888-847-8823) or click Live Chat to speak with a Virtua Personal Health Navigator who will assist you with scheduling an appointment.

Use On My Way to expedite your check-in.

Walk-ins are welcome without using On My Way.

Virtua Urgent Care treats patients 6 months and older.

If this is an emergency for a serious medical condition, please dial 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.

At this time we are not scheduling testing appointments online. Please contact 1-888-VIRTUA-3 (1-888-847-8823) or click Live Chat to speak with a Virtua Personal Health Navigator who will assist you with scheduling an appointment.

At this time we are not scheduling testing appointments online. Please contact 1-888-VIRTUA-3 (1-888-847-8823) or click Live Chat to speak with a Virtua Personal Health Navigator who will assist you with scheduling an appointment.

At this time we are not scheduling Fast Track Colonoscopies online. Please contact the Access Center at 1-888-VIRTUA-3 or click Live Chat to speak with a Virtua Personal Health Navigator who will assist you with scheduling an appointment.

Please contact our scheduling office at 1-856-247-2402 to discuss options.

By selecting Submit, you understand Virtua does not bill insurance for this visit. Please ask your insurance carrier if you are eligible for reimbursement. The office can provide an itemized bill for submission.

At this time we are not scheduling appointments online for infections, fractures, or wound issues. To schedule an appointment please contact (856) 983-4263 for further assistance scheduling your appointment.

  • Be over the age of 18
  • Have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 40 or greater, or be more than 100 pounds overweight
  • Have a BMI between 30 to 35 and have at least one or more obesity-related co-morbidities
    (such as type II diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea and other respiratory-related disorders, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, lipid abnormalities, gastrointestinal disorders, or heart disease)

At the this time we are not scheduling appointments online for patients who do not meet the Bariatrics screening criteria. To receive further assistance please contact 1-888-VIRTUA-3 or click Live Chat to speak with a Virtua Personal Health Navigator who will assist you with scheduling.

At this time, we are not scheduling these appointments online. Please contact 1-888-VIRTUA-3 (1-888-847-8823) or click Live Chat to speak with a Virtua Personal Health Navigator who will assist you with scheduling your visit.

Sorry, your online scheduling request cannot be completed at this time. Please call 1-888-VIRTUA-3 (1-888-847-8823) or click Live Chat to speak with a Virtua Personal Health Navigator who will assist you with scheduling an appointment.

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Hours

Monday
9 am - 2 pm

 

Wednesday
9 am - 2 pm

 

Friday
9 am - 2 pm

Services & Fees

Following are challenges that usually can be addressed in a 60-minute lactation consultation or a telehealth consultation:

  • Questions about pumping and milk supply
  • Minimal weight gain in the first few weeks after birth
  • Sore or damaged nipples
  • Breast engorgement
  • Calming a fussy baby
  • Returning to work and strategies to continue breastfeeding
  • Nursing multiples or other challenging situations

If possible please try not to feed the baby before the appointment so the lactation consultant can assess the latch and the feeding during the appointment.


Consultations are offered by appointment at the Breastfeeding Resource Center on the campus of Virtua Voorhees Hospital at 100 Bowman Drive, Voorhees. (Park in Lot B). If you can’t register online, please call 888-847-8823.


Fee: $45
Same day cancellations and NO Shows will be charged a $45 administration fee. Payment is due prior to appointment. One of our navigators will contact you prior to your appointment to confirm and collect payment.

 

Clinician

Nicole Kekesi, RD, IBCLC
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