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.

International Lactation Consultant Association

LaLeche League

Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition

Massachusetts WIC Program
Nursing Mothers Council of the Boston Association for Childbirth Education

Breastfeeding Online
Newman Breastfeeding Clinic and Institute

Kellymom Breastfeeding and Parenting

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

Medications and Mothers’ Milk by Thomas Hale

U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health 

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

Learn More

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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BMC Campus Map
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