Lehigh County Breastfeeding Resources


Lactation Consultants/Nurses (hospital)
* **Sacred Heart Hospital: 610-776-4756, Michelle Bleiler, RN, IBCLC
Lehigh Valley Hospital: 610-402-7264 Beth Kushner-Giovenco, RN, BSN, IBCLC, Jeanne Schevets, RN, BSN, IBCLC, Jolie Maehrer, RN, BSN, IBCLC
* **St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown: 610-628-8698 Patti Hari, RN, IBCLC HariP@sluhn.org
* **St Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem: 484-526-1355 Victoria.Geiger@sluhn.org Vicky Geiger, RN, BSN, IBCLC; Toni Prelovsky, RN, MSN, IBCLC Catherine L. Waltemyer, BSN, RNC-NIC, IBCLC, Cathy.Waltemyer@sluhn.org  NICU Lactation Consultant at both St Luke’s Bethlehem and Allentown 610-954-2248
*Breastfeeding classes available
**Out-patient lactation consults, generally fee for service

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

Lactation Consultations after Hospital Discharge or During Pregnancy
Home visits: Mahala Lactation & Perinatal Services, LLC, Amy Nansteel, MA, IBCLC 484-858-0483 mahalamom.com  Mother2MotherMatters@gmail.com    www.Mother2MotherMatters.com www.facebook.com/Mother2MotherMatters
Liz Chang, CLC 908-210-3608 Liz@prettymb.com (English and Spanish)
Office visits: St Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem Out-patient appointments: 484-526-1355 victoria.geiger@sluhn.org
Sacred Heart Hospital Out-patient appointments: 610-776-4756
St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown Out-patient appointments: 610-628-8698
Leila Nassar, MA, IBCLC 610-821-8033 ABC Family Pediatrics 401 North 17th Street Suite 203 Allentown Leila.Nassar@lvhn.org
Rima L. Strassman, MD, FAAP, FABM, Children’s HealthCare, 1517 Pond Road, Allentown, PA 18104 610-439-1550 nachas4@aol.com (performs frenotomies–anterior lingual, posterior lingual, and labial)
Allentown Health Bureau (Allentown residents only): Kim Stengele, RN, LC 610-437-7760

Breastfeeding Mothers’ Groups
La Leche League: Lehigh County: Samina: 610-769-0622 Christine: 484-695-6191
Lehigh Valley Breastfeeding Mothers’ Group (English and Spanish) 610-366-7676 www.lvbreastfeeding.com

Breastfeeding Help Lines
St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem: 484-526-1355 Breastfeeding Answer Line St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown: 610-628-8698 Breastfeeding Answer Line

Lehigh/Northampton/Carbon Breastfeeding Coalition
Sue Madeja smadeja@bethlehem-pa.gov 610-865-7083

Electric Breast Pump Rentals
Hartzells Pharmacy: 610-264-5471 (Catasauqua)
Mahala Pump Rentals of the Lehigh Valley 484-858-0483 mahalamom.com
Rima L. Strassman, MD, FAAP, FABM, Children’s HealthCare, 1517 Pond Road, Allentown, PA 18104 610-439-1550 nachas4@aol.com
A Mother’s Boutique: 724-934-8795 (Wexford, PA) will mail rental pump judy@mothersboutique.com