MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is the "most breastfeeding-friendly facility" in Washington as recognized by the DC Breastfeeding Coalition. With International Board-Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC available, we provide full-service breastfeeding support that includes counseling, education, evidenced-based clinical management, as well as access to the purchasing and rental of breastfeeding equipment.

Parenting and Lactation Services Provided

  • Breastfeeding support in the hospital and community-wide can be provided through the "warm line" service at 202-444-6455 (4-MILK)
  • Childbirth education classes
  • Maternity Bedside Rounds
  • Employee Pumping Room and Consultations
  • Hospital-wide In-patient Coverage
  • In-Service Education
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Management
  • Pediatric Clinic (CYAS)
  • Perinatal department tours
  • Prenatal Breastfeeding Consultation, call the Lactation Center at 202-444-6455 for more information
  • Access to purchase and rent breastfeeding equipment pumps
  • Staffed by International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC) who provide evidence-based practice, education and support

Make an Appointment

For more information or to schedule an appointment with a women's health specialist, call our scheduling line or use the online request form below:

Phone: 202-444-8531

Find a Childbirth Education class.

More Information

Department Manager
Kelly Meroney 

Location: Main Hospital Building, Second Floor, Room 2029

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday