Maternity: Lactation Services
The lactation services staff of UPMC Altoona provides several different services:
Breastfeeding Classes (two nights)
All expectant moms and dads
Place: UPMC Altoona Health System
Time: 6 to 8 p.m.
Date: First Wednesday of each month
Room: UPMC Altoona, 6th Floor, Bedford Room, Outpatient Center
Breastfeeding Support Group
Who: All nursing mothers and babies
Place: Station Medical Center
Time: 10 a.m. or 5:30 p.m.
Date: Fourth Wednesday of each month
Room: Conference Room
Relaxed atmosphere where new moms can meet and learn about breastfeeding and parenting. Information and professional guidance provided by board certified lactation consultants.
Breastfeeding Outpatient Visits
Breastfeeding outpatient visits are available for breastfeeding difficulties upon request from the mother, pediatrician and/or obstetrician. Appointments are needed. Please call for more information.
Lactation services: 814-889-2557
Breastfeeding help line: 814-889-2310