CBC: Certified Breastfeeding Counselor
CLC: Certified Lactation Counselor
IBCLC: International Board Certified Lactation Counselor (Clinical breastfeeding degree, can diagnose more serious breastfeeding issues; CBC and CLC often refer out to an IBCLC if the issue is greater than their scope.)
*Note MOST IBCLCs do not accept insurance. If asked they will provide you with a superbill to submit for claim coverage. There are some in-network providers with Aetna, please ask if applicable.
Heather McFadden, IBCLC, RLC
Areas Served: Manhattan (Williamsburg, Greenpoint or Cobble Hill in Brooklyn or LIC if schedule permits). Also will meet virtually if preferred.
Leigh Anne O’Connor, IBCLC
Areas Served: Manhattan below 100th Street, Williamsburg (Downtown Brooklyn, LIC, Upper Manhattan, Park Slope if schedule permits). Also offers phone consultations.
LaShanda Dandrich, IBCLC
Areas Served: Harlem (East, Central and West), Washington Heights and Inwood
Annie Frisbie, IBCLC
Areas Served: Queens (western and central, sometimes eastern Queens, never Rockaway) and north Brooklyn (neighborhoods that are close-ish to Queens)
In-network with Aetna
Jennette Selig, CLC
Areas Served: NYC/Jersey accessible by public transport. Mostly Brooklyn, Manhattan, some parts of Queens
Yael Borensztein RN, IBCLC
Tanya Wills, CNM, IBCLC
Serves all NYC boroughs
*Can also prescribe medications if needed and make diagnoses
Tamara Hawkins NP, IBCLC
In-office clinic only. Insurance Accepted: Cigna, Oscar, United, Oxford Freedom, Empire, EmblemHIP, Empire BC/BS, and Aetna
Call to verify: 646-627-7334
Offices: 2235 Frederick Douglass Blvd & 11 East 86th St
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Hand Expression Video: med.stanford.edu/newborns/professional-education/breastfeeding/hand-expressing-milk.html