P.O Box 15118
1-800-436-4326
325 South Belmont Street
York, Pennsylvania 17405
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Memorial Hospital's Family Birth Center offers lactation support to new mothers through the Lactation Resource Center. The Lactation Resource Center provides every breastfeeding mother delivering in the Family Birth Center with a manual breast pump and instructional booklet to help get through the first week at home. These items are presented to mothers in a large tote bag prior to discharge. The Lactation Resource Center has information on medication safety, returning to work and many other situations mothers may face while breastfeeding. The center can also provide written materials in several foreign languages for our non-English speaking mothers.
International Board Certified Lactation Consultant
The International Board Certified Lactation Consultant coordinates all of the services and activities of the Lactation Resource Center and is available to answer your breastfeeding questions by e-mail at wshore@mhyork.org or calling 717-849-5320.
Inpatient Counseling
Prior to discharge, one-to-one counseling is available with the Lactation Consultant.
Outpatient Counseling
Individual consultations are available in the Lactation Resource Center for every breastfeeding mother who delivers at Memorial Hospital's Family Birth Center, free of charge. Contact the Lactation Resource Center at 717-849-5320 for more information.
Infant Weight Assessments
Some mothers feel the need to be reassured that their infants are gaining weight during the initial weeks of breastfeeding. Weight assessments for your infant are provided in the Lactation Resource Center at no cost.
Infant Weight Assessments
Some mothers feel the need to be reassured that their infants are gaining weight during the initial weeks of breastfeeding. Weight assessments for your infant are provided in the Lactation Resource Center at no cost.
Breast Pump Rental and Retail Products
Breast pumps are available for rental on a daily basis ($2.12 per day). Products are supplied by Medela For information on items that we currently have in stock, please contact the Lactation Resource Center at 717-849-5320.
Warm Line
The Lactation Consultant is available to answer any of your breastfeeding questions. Please leave a message on the Lactation Resource Center's Breastfeeding Warm Line at 717-849-5320.