Beth Israel OB-GYN

The Breastfeeding Center of Manhattan

Purely Yours Breast Pump

The goal of the Breastfeeding Center of Manhattan at Mount Sinai Beth Israel is to promote, protect, and support breastfeeding by providing expert education and assistance to breastfeeding families.

Contact Information

Mount Sinai Beth Israel 
350 East 17th Street 
9 Baird Hall 
New York, NY 10003 
(212) 420-2093

Services

Prenatal Breastfeeding Class

Two-hour lecture and discussion taught by one of our Board Certified Lactation Consultants. This class is included in the Parenting Preparation Class, but can be taken separately. Topics include proper positioning and latch-on, avoiding nipple soreness and breast engorgement, expressing and storing milk.

E-mail biparented@aol.com for information and registration.

Private Prenatal Breastfeeding Class

Same as above, but in a one-on-one setting with the Lactation Consultant By appointment.

Call (212) 420-2093 for information and registration.

In-Hospital Support and Care

Nursing staff trained to support and assist with breastfeeding. Postpartum breastfeeding classes are offered on the maternity unit. Classes are taught by Board-Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC).

Call the “Warm-Line”

Lactation consultants are available to answer your questions and provide assistance over the phone.

Call the Warm-line at (212) 420-2939.

Outpatient Consultation

Lactation Consultants are available to provide individual assessment and intervention for families experiencing difficulties following discharge.  Consultations require a fee, and are by appointment only.

Call (212) 420-2093 for information and appointments.

Baby-Friendly Boutique

Offering a variety of breastfeeding accessories, including breast pumps. Excellent prices and support.

Other Services

  • Staff Education
  • Clinical Internships
  • BIBS: Employee Support
  • Annual Conference

The Breastfeeding Center of Manhattan
350 E. 17th St.  Baird Hall 9th Floor
NYC, NY 10003
(212) 420-2093