Parenting & Lactation Support and Resources | MedStar Health
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MedStar Health hospitals throughout the Washington, D.C., and Maryland regions are noted for their award-winning care for educating new mothers and their partners on making a fully informed choice about feeding their baby.

For instance, MedStar Georgetown Hospital is the "most breastfeeding-friendly facility" in Washington as recognized by the DC Breastfeeding Coalition. Both MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center and MedStar Harbor Hospital are both "Baby-Friendly" certified facilities that have implemented the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding and follows the international Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes so that evidenced-base care is provided. With International Board-Certified Lactation Consultants® (IBCLC) available, we provide full-service breastfeeding and breast-milk substitute support that includes counseling, education, evidenced-based clinical management, and access to the purchasing and rental of breastfeeding equipment.

Services provided

  • Breastfeeding support in the hospital and community-wide

  • Breastfeeding support groups

  • A "warm line" breastfeeding support service

  • In-service education

  • Childbirth education classes

  • Maternity bedside rounds

  • Pumping education and consultations with access to purchase and rent breastfeeding equipment pumps

  • Neonatal intensive care unit management

Our providers

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Expert women’s health care

Getting the care you need starts with seeing one of our women’s health specialists.

Our locations

MedStar Breast Health Program

7501 Surratts Road
Suite 303
Clinton, MD 20735
phone: 301-877-5607

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

9000 Franklin Square Drive
Baltimore, MD 21237
phone: 443-777-8005

MedStar Georgetown Obstetrics and Gynecology at Tenleytown

4200 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Fourth Floor
Washington, DC, 20016
phone: 202-444-8531

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

3800 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, DC, 20007
phone: 202-295-0544

MedStar Harbor Hospital

3001 S. Hanover St.
Baltimore, MD 21225
phone: 410-354-0800

MedStar Health at Federal Hill

1420 Key Highway
Baltimore, MD 21230
phone: 410-230-7800

MedStar Health at Lafayette Centre

1133 21st St., NW, Building 2
8th Floor
Washington DC, 20036
phone: 202-914-0188

MedStar Health: Obstetrics and Gynecology at Glover Park

2233 Wisconsin Ave., NW
3rd Fl., Ste. 300
Washington, DC, 20007
phone: 202-295-0544

MedStar Health in Pasadena

8026 Ritchie Highway
Pasadena, MD 21122
phone: 410-354-0800

MedStar Medical Group Women's Health at Leonardtown

41680 Miss Bessie Drive
Suite 102
Leonardtown, MD 20650
phone: 301-997-1788

MedStar Medical Group Women’s Health at Waldorf

3500 Old Washington Rd.
Suite 302
Waldorf, MD 20602
phone: 301-645-8867

MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

18101 Prince Philip Drive
Suite 5100
Olney, MD 20832
phone: 301-570-7424

MedStar Shah Medical Group

J. Patrick Jorboe Medical Center
22590 Shady Court
California, MD 20619
phone: 301-737-0500

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center

7501 Surratts Road
Suite 308
Clinton, Maryland 20735
phone: 301-877-7200

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital

25500 Point Lookout Road
Leonardtown, MD 20650
phone: 301-475-8981

MedStar Washington Hospital Center

110 Irving Street, NW
Washington, DC, 20010
phone: 202-877-3627

MedStar Women's Specialty Center

40900 Merchants Lane
Suite 102
Leonardtown, MD 20650
phone: 301-997-1315

Women’s Care at Dundalk

1576 Merritt Boulevard
Suite 16
Baltimore, MD 21222
phone: 410-650-2191

Women’s Care at Honeygo

5009 Honeygo Center Drive,
Suite #210
Perry Hall, MD 21128
phone: 443-725-2140

Women’s Health in Bel Air

12 MedStar Boulevard,
Suite 235
Bel Air, MD 21015
phone: 410-877-8088

Women's Care at Weinberg

9103 Franklin Square Drive
Suite 305
Baltimore, MD 21237
phone: 443-777-8800