Pediatrics – Lactation Services at Boston Medical Center

Pediatrics – Lactation Services

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Patient Information

We are on the Boston Medical Center campus at the following location:

Menino Pavilion, 3 East, Room 3006
840 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118

Directions and a campus map are available to help you find our office.

Inpatient breastfeeding classes are held in the BirthPlace (Menino Pavilion 3 West, 840 Harrison Avenue). BMC also offers childbirth classes for all ages, including a session on breastfeeding, held on Tuesday evenings at BMC. To register for this 4-week course, call 617.414.5867.

Mothers of babies who are seen in the BMC outpatient clinic can call our warmline at 617.414.MILK (6455) for non-urgent breastfeeding advice. If you are concerned about the health of yourself or your infant, please call your doctor.

Resources
  
International Lactation Consultant Association
http://www.ilca.org

LaLeche League
http://www.llleus.org/state/Massachusetts.html

Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition
www.massbfc.org

Massachusetts WIC Program
1.800.942.1007
http://www.mass.gov/
     
Nursing Mothers Council of the Boston Association for Childbirth Education
617.244.5102
http://www.bace-nmc.org

Breastfeeding Online
www.breastfeedingonline.com
 
Newman Breastfeeding Clinic and Institute
www.drjacknewman.com

Breastfeeding.com
www.breastfeeding.com

Kellymom Breastfeeding and Parenting
www.kellymom.com

For questions about medications and breastfeeding, we recommend these two resources

Medications and Mothers’ Milk by Thomas Hale
www.ibreastfeeding.com

U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health          
http://www.womenshealth.gov/breastfeeding/index.html

 

Contact Us

Call: 617.414.1334


Boston Medical Center
Department of Pediatrics
Lactation Services
Menino Pavilion
3 East, Room 3006
840 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118


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Quick Links

Directions to BMC
BMC Campus Virtual Tour
Pediatrics Home
Breastfeeding Center (Research and Advocacy)
The BirthPlace / Well Baby Unit
Pediatric Primary Care
Prenatal Courses
NICU Follow-Up Clinic
NICU Inpatient Services
Labor & Delivery Video Tour

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