Pediatrics – Lactation Services
We are on the Boston Medical Center campus at the following location:
Menino Pavilion, 3 East, Room 3006
840 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
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
Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition
Massachusetts WIC Program
Nursing Mothers Council of the Boston Association for Childbirth Education
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