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Lactation (Breastfeeding) Center

The Center for Breastfeeding at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center provides education and support to patients and the community around lactation and breastfeeding. 

Patients can access education classes and one-on-one consultations at two sites on the Johns Hopkins Bayview campus. Services include: 

  • Pump and supply sales
  • Prenatal classes
  • Postpartum counseling
  • Breastfeeding consultation (outpatient and inpatient)

Meet the Director

Deborah Lang, RN, MSN, IBCLC, a board-certified lactation consultant, has worked the last forty decades as a nurse and lactation consultant. She has developed three lactation consultant practices at Howard County General Hospital, Johns Hopkins Hospital and currently at Johns Hopkins Bayview. In her role as lactation consultant coordinator, she has written, taught and developed lactation training for student nurses, medical students and fellow nurses at Johns Hopkins Hospital. In addition, she has developed prenatal breastfeeding classes, outpatient clinic visits and mother support groups. She is also heavily involved in community outreach, helping to launch the Maryland Breastfeeding Coalition. 

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