Carbon County Breastfeeding Resources


Lactation Consultants/Nurses (hospital)
* **Sacred Heart Hospital: 610-776-4756 Michelle Bilar, RN, IBCLC
*Lehigh Valley Hospital: 610-402-7264 Beth Giovenco, RN, IBCLC, Jeanie Schevets, RN, IBCLC,
* **St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown: 610-628-1876 Patti Hari, RN, IBCLC
* **St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem: 484-526-1355 Charlotte Becker, RN, IBCLC, Vicky Geiger, RN, IBCLC, Toni Prevlosky, RN, IBCLC Catherine L. Waltemyer RNC-NIC, IBCLC, NICU Lactation Consultant at both St Luke’s Bethlehem and Allentown 610-954-2248
*Breastfeeding classes available
**Some hospitals provide out-patient lactation consults, generally fee for service.

Lactation Consultants (Private Practice)
Home visit: Tracy Miller, RN, MSN, IBCLC: 610- 434-4417
Office visit: St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem: 484-526-1355 St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown: 610-628-1876

WIC Breastfeeding Support/Breast Pumps (for WIC participants only)
Sandy Kalish, CLC, WIC Breastfeeding Coordinator: 800-367-6347
Jillian Meyer, CLC: 610-377-6097
WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor- Lehigh Valley WIC Center: 610-432-3455 Carbon WIC Center: 610-377-6097

Breastfeeding Mothers’ Groups
La Leche League;  Liz: 610-437-3096 (Allentown) Samina: 610-295-5218
Mama Milk Cafe of Northeast Pennsylvania (Palmerton) Sharon Mendes, RN, CPN, IBCLC:

Breastfeeding Help Lines
PA WIC Breastfeeding Warm Line: 1-855-427-5666 Monday – Friday 8 am – 8 pm. Sat and Sun 9-1
PA Department of Health Healthy Baby Line: 800-986-BABY or 800-986-2229
National Women’s Health Information Center: 800-994-9662 (peer counselors, M-F, 9 am – 6 pm)

Lehigh/Northampton/Carbon Breastfeeding Coalition
Sue Madeja

Electric Breast Pump Rentals
Hartzells Pharmacy: 484-240-6440 (Catasauqua),
A Mother’s Boutique: 724-934-8795 (Wexford, PA) will mail rental pump