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Breastfeeding Support

Dr Mona Gabbay
Tel: +914/632-7999

Dr. Gabbay’s practice focuses exclusively on issues related to breastfeeding complications. She performs home visits.

Lactation Consultants

La Leche league International
visit their website here:

La Leche League has a rich history and an established philosophy of mothering through breastfeeding. Our Mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother. La Leche League leaders provide free phone support and lead group meetings in locations all over New York City. For the

Manhattan chapter go to:
HRP Mamas Co-Sponsors a free monthly LLL meeting in Tribeca. For details please sign up to our email list by clicking here.

The New York Lactation Consultant Association
NYLCA is a professional association for Registered Lactation Consultants in the New York Metropolitan area. Our mission is to build professional recognition for these consultants and their services.

Andrea Syms Brown
Tel: +917/864-7457
Andrea provides post partum support in NYC and the surrounding tri-state area. In private practice as an IBCLC for the past fourteen years, she sees her company's mission as guiding parents in creating an environment which "gently brings baby into the flow of family life". Andrea currently serves as President of the New York Lactation Consultant Association.

Ayelet Kaznelson CLC, IBCLC
Tel: +917/620-4068
Ayelet Kaznelson is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and a Certified Lactation Counselor. Her "mission is to offer counseling, support and help to expectant and breastfeeding mothers during the period in a woman’s life that can be both monumentally exquisite, and yet overwhelmingly fragile. I approach breastfeeding from a place of acceptance. My mission is to help make possible a gentle transition from being pregnant to becoming a breastfeeding mom."

Freda Rosenfeld
Tel: +718/469-5990
Freda Rosenfeld, IBCLC, CCE has been working with mothers and their babies for over 30 years. First as a WIC nutritionist and for the last 23 years as a board certified lactation consultant. "My goals are simple: to help you nurse your baby with your goals in mind".

Leigh Anne O' Connor
Tel: +917/596-3646
Leigh Anne O’Connor is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant with more than 15 years experience working with breastfeeding families. She is the past President of New York Lactation Consultant Association (NYLCA), a member of International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA), United States Lactation Consultant Association (USLCA) and a past member of the Bank Street Head Start Health Advisory Board.

Quetzal Currie
Tel: +646/541-3990
Quetzal Currie has been working with expectant and new mothers for over 20 years. As a midwife at the Miami Maternity Center and later in New York City she additionally worked in private practice as a newborn and parenting consultant. Her current practice includes in-home Lactation Consults, Sleep Training and Newborn Care Education. Quetzal hosts breastfeeding support groups monthly for HRP Mamas. Details available on our event registration page.

Susan E. Burger MHS, PhD, IBCLC, RLC
Tel: +917/912-8066
Susan Burger has a private practice offering home visits and group clinics. As a board member of the nonprofit New York Lactation Consultant Association since 2007, she also has worked on providing continuing education for lactation consultants and improving recognition of their professional capacity.


Upper Breast Side
135 West 70th St
New York, NY 10023
Tel: 212- 873-6253

Yummy Mummy
1201 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10028
Tel: 212- 879-8669

Please note: Inclusion in this list does not constitute an endorsement by The Hudson River Park Mothers Group. The information being presented is offered only for general informational purposes and does not constitute medical, legal, or other advice.