Berks County
Breastfeeding Coalition

Our Resource List


Community Lactation Consultants:

Amy Nansteel, MA, CLC – Blossom Baby Lactation Services, 484-602-5420
Angela Quinn, BS, IBCLC, RLC – 484-857-2229, www.Mother2MotherMatters.com
Cynthia Griffis – St. Joseph Hospital, 610-378-2068, CindyGriffis@catholichealth.net
Christy Hume, BA, IBCLC – Keystone Lactation, 484-602-5420, info@keystonelactation.com
Christine Roca, IBCLC - Keystone Lactation, 484-602-5055, info@keystonelactation.com
​Janet Graczyk, BS, IBCLC – 610-804-7998
Jeanine Dorman, RN, BSN, IBCLC – Reading Hospital, 610-988-9299
Jillian Nemeth, IBCLC - 215-528-8759, jillian_nemeth@yahoo.com
Holly Michaelson, IBCLC – 610-678-0575, LCHolly@gmail.com
Kathy Kuhn, RN, BSN, IBCLC – Reading Hospital, 610-929-9300
Kristin Polston, RN, BSN, IBCLC – 610-202-0139
Phyllis Young, RN, IBCLC – Grand View Hospital, 215-453-4594, pyoung@gvh.org
or search http://www.ilca.org


Nearby Breastfeeding Coalitions

Lehigh Valley Breastfeeding Coalition

Lancaster Breastfeeding Coalition


Breastfeeding Help Lines:
PA Department of Health Healthy Baby Line – 1-800-986-BABY, 800-986-2229
PA WIC Breastfeeding Warm Line – 1-855-427-5666, Mon-Fri 8am-8pm, Sat-Sun 9am-1pm
National Women’s Health Information. Center –1-800-994-9662


Breastfeeding Classes:
Reading Birth Center – monthly - call for schedule - 610-777-7222
Reading Hospital - http://www.readinghealth.org/oth/Page.asp?PageID=OTH000230

Just Living Healthcare – monthly – call for details – 484-985-9719


WIC offices:
Laureldale - 610-939-8353
Reading - 610-373-5545
Shillington - 610-775-4210


Pump Suppliers:

Superior Oxygen and Medical Equipment - West Reading, PA 19611, 610-371-0202

Ephrata Medical Equipment - Ephrata, PA 17522, 717-733-0405

Zynitech Medical - Website


Providers who offer Tongue Tie Clipping:

Dr. Joseph Watson - Berks ENT, 610-376-9728

Dr. Allan Pyke - Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry - 610-323-1004

Dr. Giuseppe Lancellotti - BACA Pediatrics, 717-733-0790


Suggested Reading:

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, La Leche League International

Nursing Mother, Working Mother by Gale Pryor

Happiest Baby on the Block, Book or DVD by Harvey Karp

Breastfeeding Your Premature Baby, La Leche League International

Defining your own success: Breastfeeding After Breast Reduction Surgery by Diane West

The Breastfeeding Mother’s Guide to Making More Milk by Diane West and Lisa Marasco


Breastfeeding Websites:

www.kellymom.com www.bfar.org
www.llli.org - La Leche League
www.womenshealth.gov/breastfeeding
www.bfmed.org – Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine
www.nbci.ca  – International Breastfeeding Center
www.womenshealth.gov/breastfeeding - U.S. Government


Government and Breastfeeding:

State Laws - http://www.ncsl.org/issues-research/health/breastfeeding-state-laws

Working and Pumping - http://mchb.hrsa.gov/pregnancyandbeyond/breastfeeding/