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The Breastfeeding Center of Manhattan » Breastfeeding Resources

Board-Certified Lactation Consultants

  • The Breastfeeding Center of Manhattan: (212) 420-2093
    At Mount Sinai Beth Israel.  Call the number to learn about and register for prenatal breastfeeding classes.
  • International Lactation Consultant Association (www.ilca.org)
    The professional association for board-certified lactation consultants.  Use “Find a Lactation Consultant” to find a nearby board-certified professionals.
  • Kellymom (www.kellymom.com)
    Try their Lactation Consultant Directory for board-certified lactation professionals grouped by country, state and then city.

Breastfeeding - Peer Support

Telephone Support

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Breastfeeding – Information

  • Breastfeeding Online (www.breastfeedingonline.com)
    Created by a registered nurse and board-certified lactation consultant to provide a wide range of articles about breastfeeding.  Dr. Jack Newman, a renowned pediatrician and infant care authority, also posts articles on this website.
  • Ask Lenore
    (www.asklenore.com) Created by a board-certified lactation consultant and educator.  As well as providing information on breastfeeding, this website addresses the concerns of parents who are adopting and of surrogate parents.
  • La Leche League International (www.LaLecheLeague.org)
    In addition to providing information about common breastfeeding issues, the website offers a mother-to-mother forum.  La Leche League International also hosts events such as seminars and conferences for parents and health care professionals.
  • International Lactation Consultant Association (www.ilca.org)
    An international association for lactation professionals and health-care workers involved in care for breastfeeding mothers.  ICLA is affiliated with UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO).  It provides educational materials and holds an annual conference.  A discussion board is available for members to use.
  • Kellymom (www.kellymom.com)
    Provides a lot of information about such things as the stages of breastfeeding.  Also addresses common concerns of nursing mothers.

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