Resources for Nursing Moms

Nursing Mothers' Counselors

Nursing Mothers’ Counselors wants to make sure that you have all of the resources and support you need to have an excellent breastfeeding experience. Below are a number of local services and groups that are available to you.



Lactation Consultants/Doulas

Lactation Consultants/Doulas

Pinnacle Endorsed Services

Lactation Center at Harrisburg Hospital:

Phone: 717-782-5372

  • Ruth Solomon, RN, IBCLC  [NEED UPDATED NAMES]
  • Lois Gaul, RN, IBCLC
  • Saudia DeCarlo, RN, IBCLC
  • Kathy Romberger, RNC, IBCLC
  • Shannon Lilienthal, BA, IBCLC
  • Lisa Lathrop, IBCLC
  • Shelly Lebo, IBCLC
  • Pinnacle’s in house of team of Lactation Consultants are available to help you get your breastfeeding experience off to a GREAT start
  • They are available to answer any questions you may have after returning home
  • Free scheduled appointments for mothers who deliver at Harrisburg Hospital
  • Breastpump Rentals

Community Lactation Consultants/Postpartum Doulas

International Lactation Consultant Association:

Shannon Lilienthal, IBCLC:

  • Phone: 717-712-6822
  • shannonibclc@comcast.net
  • www.HarrisburgBreastfeeding.com
  • In-home lactation consultations
  • Classes for moms on bed rest
  • Happiest Baby on the Block Workshops
  • Happiest Toddler on the Block Workshops

DONA International:

  • www.DONA.org
  • Find out more about doulas and search for local providers.

Mom’s Groups

Community Support

(To get the most up-to-date information on these groups, go to http://pregnancy.pinnaclehealth.org/prepare-learn/Parenting-Classes-and-Support-Groups.aspx)

 

New Mom Network I (Camp Hill Giant):

WHAT: An informal time of sharing and support for new mothers and their 0 – 9 month olds. This group is facilitated by an experienced nurse in maternal/child health, infant massage and lactation. Join other new moms and parents for one of these groups.

No older children please.

No registration necessary. Walks ins are welcome.

WHEN: Tuesdays from 1:00 – 2:30 pm

WHERE: Community Center at Camp Hill Giant

 

New Mom Network I (Linglestown Giant):

WHAT: An informal time of sharing and support for new mothers and their 0 – 9 month olds. This group is facilitated by an experienced nurse in maternal/child health, infant massage and lactation. Join other new moms and parents for one of these groups.

No older children please.

No registration necessary. Walks ins are welcome.

WHEN: Mondays from 1:00 – 2:30 pm

WHERE: Community Center at Linglestown Giant

 

New Mom Network II – (Linglestown Giant)

WHAT: An informal time of sharing and support for new mothers and their 10-18 month olds. This group is facilitated by an experienced nurse in maternal/child health, infant massage and lactation. Join other new moms and parents for one of these groups.

No older children please.

No registration necessary. Walks ins are welcome.

WHEN: Mondays from 1:00 – 2:30 pm

WHERE: Community Center at Linglestown Giant

 

New Mom Network III – (Linglestown Giant)

WHAT: An informal time of sharing and support for new mothers and their 18-24 month olds. This group is facilitated by an experienced nurse in maternal/child health, infant massage and lactation. Join other new moms and parents for one of these groups.

No older children please.

No registration necessary. Walks ins are welcome.

WHEN: Mondays from 10:00 – 11:30 pm

WHERE: Community Center at Linglestown Giant

OM Baby Pregnancy & Parenting Center:

Postpartum support groups and more

http://www.ombabycenter.com/

 


 

 

Breastfeeding Support
Breastfeeding Support

 

Affordable Care Act and Breastfeeding

American Academy of Pediatrics – http://www2.aap.org/breastfeeding/files/pdf/FederalSupportforBreastfeedingResource.pdf

 

La Leche League:

For breastfeeding mothers and their babies

 

Medela:

Information on breast pumps, pumping tips, nursing bras, etc.

 

Ameda:

Information on breast pumps and pumping tips

 

Informative Sites:

www.KellyMom.com

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