Lactation Consultants

DIANNE CASSIDY, IBCLC-RLC, ALC, BS.  International Board Certified Lactation Consultant with Advanced Lactation Certification.  BS degree in Maternal Child Health/Lactation.  Offering home consults, breastfeeding support, identifying and solving breastfeeding problems, assist with transition to returning to work, breastfeeding plans, pumping.  Specializes in care to the mother/baby dyad, offering real life solutions to breastfeeding issues using a client-centered, holistic approach. Offering breastfeeding classes prenatally, & IBCLC breastfeeding support. Experience with trauma, multiples, tongue tie, breast surgeries, older babies.  Years of experience in hospital based clinical work, community programs and private home visits. 585-261-4834

ELLEN DERBY, CLC, CD (BAI) 17 years of experience helping hundreds of moms and babies get breastfeeding off to a good start.  Comfort, reassurance, and practical pointers and advice in those first few weeks goes a long way in feeling confident and meeting your nursing goals long term.  Working and nursing.  Weaning.  Night time troubles.  Newborns to toddlers.  In-person consultations and phone support available.  Certified Lactation Counselor, Post Partum,  and Birth Doula Services   607-868-7555

LA LECHE LEAGUE – call lifeline  275-5151 for a referral to the nearest group, or  for a brochure. Breast pump info available.

GAILA HARRIFF, RN,CLC- Certified Lactation Counselor, Breastfeeding Assistance and Support, calm and patient, experience with twins, access to my books and dvds, slings, reverences available, just a phone call away.  585-414-8947 or

SALLY ASHBROOK, NOURISH BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT,, 585-310-1713. Board-certified lactation consultant (IBCLC) offering in-office and in-home appointments with same-day or next-day appointments often available. My goal is to provide you evidence-based support that helps you breastfeed comfortably and successfully. Free weekly support group for new moms and bi-weekly group for working moms.

KRISTA HART, CLC, CD (DONA), Simply Natural Beginnings. In home Lactation Consults. Available 7 days a week, day and evening hours.  Certified Lactation Counselor. Doula and Photography services also available., email: Call or text:  386-986-6013  Serving Monroe and Western Wayne Counties.

ROC Doula– ,  585-503-0358, ROC Doula is a team of postpartum doulas serving the Greater Rochester area, Monroe county, and part of Wayne and Ontario counties.  We are trained professionals that offer physical, emotional support to a new mother and to the rest of the family.  Coming into the home during the fourth trimester the Doula’s role is to provide education, nonjudgmental support, infant feeding support, light housekeeping and vital emotional support.  While Tricia and Lisa are recently trained, Petra was trained in 2009 and is a Certified Postpartum Doula (DONA), and  Certified Lactation Counselor. Contact:  Petra Letter.

La Leche League of Rochester website (facebook page) – free support groups and counseling.