Mohawk Valley Breastfeeding Resources

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Breastfeeding Resources  for Mothers

BF Coordinator: Sandra Lampasona: 315-798-5066

Utica WIC Office
Amber McCann, Peer Counselor: 315-269-6993
Ashley Engram, Peer Counselor: 315-813-8707

Rome WIC Office
Caren Libertella, Peer Counselor: 315-351-9607

City Of Oneida WIC Office
Malisa Robotham, Peer Counselor: 315-709-7640

Herkimer WIC Office
Catherine Hood, Peer Counselor: 315-412-4892

WIC Strong Breastfeeding

Tri-County WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Program

(315) 271-9059

Private Lactation Consultant
Sue Niedzielski, IBCLC

(315) 335-2735

Health Care Facilities


Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown – (607) 547-3536

Community General, Syracuse – (315) 492-5575

Crouse, Syracuse – (315) 470-7179

Oneida Healthcare, Oneida – (315) 361-2065

St. Joseph’s, Syracuse – (315) 448-5323

Rome Hospital, Rome – (315) 338-7124

Faxton/St. Lukes, Utica – 315-624-4782

Upstate Hospital Breast Care Center

Breastfeeding Medicine Program
(315) 464-2192

Jayne Charlamb, MD, IBCLC,
Michele Dwyer, RN, IBCLC
Outpatient lactation consultation services
Providing specialized evaluation and treatment of medical breastfeeding problems

Breast Pumps

Contact your insurance company before making an out-of-pocket purchase. Most insurance carriers are required to cover breast pumps. Many hospitals will also provide a manual pump if available.

If you are a WIC participant, contact your local agency about their pump policies.