You may have gotten off to a great start breastfeeding in the hospital and now find yourself experiencing some challenges. Or, you may have started out with some challenges. Either way, below you will find the name and phone numbers of resources and professionals in your community who can help. Call with any breastfeeding questions or concerns.
The Chester County Hospital Maternity Floor:610-431-5350
Lactation Consultants: 610-738-2582
The list below is provided as a basic resource to you. The Chester County Hospital does not endorse, nor is it responsible for any of the services provided by these practitioners.
Support Groups: Trained counselors offer free breastfeeding assistance by phone or meetings
Well-Baby Visits & Lactation Visits: Check with your insurance to see if visits are covered
Pump Rentals and/or Sales
Call your insurance company about the pumps they provide as part of your plan.
Lactation Consultants in the Community: Suzanne Barton, IBCLC, Kennett Square 610-444-4073
Visit www.ilca.org and click find an LC to locate someone closest to your zip code (http://www.ilca.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3432). Or look on your insurance company website for an in-network provider
WIC (Women, Infants and Children) eligibility based on income
Last Updated: 7/16/2013