Breastfeeding Services

Whether you are a new or an experienced mother, our lactation consultants at UPMC Western Maryland Breastfeeding Services are here to assist and answer your questions about breastfeeding. We provide support by increasing your confidence and teaching you the basic skills of breastfeeding before you and your newborn head home.

Questions? Call 240-964-6417

Lactation Consultants

Here at UPMC Western Maryland, our registered nurses and Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), offers support, encouragement, and assistance for new breastfeeding mothers and their babies.
We provide breastfeeding assistance to parents while still in the hospital postpartum, as well as outpatient follow up appointments as needed. We offer prenatal education for all parents with questions or concerns about breastfeeding.


  • Bedside consultations
  • Prenatal education
  • Outpatient services

All services are available to any parent, regardless of whether they have delivered at UPMC or another facility.

Lactation Department at UPMC Western Maryland
6 South-Postpartum Unit