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Support Groups and Classes

Prepared Childbirth Classes and Breastfeeding

The website for the International Lactation Consultant Association is .An International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) is a health care professional who specializes in the clinical management of breastfeeding. An IBCLC is certified by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners®, Inc. under the direction of the US National Commission for Certifying Agencies. An IBCLC works in a wide variety of health care settings, including hospitals, pediatric offices, public health clinics, and private practice.


Susan Beck, ACCE., IBCLE

  • ASPO/Lamaze certified childbirth educator with 22 years experience
  • Board certified lactation consultant available for telephone consults and home visits

For information on classes or breastfeeding services contact Susan:
Phone: (443) 293-7364
or visit her website at:

Susan Weyer, RN, ICCE, IBCLC

  • Early Childbirth Classes
  • Childbirthing Class Series
  • Breastfeeding Class
  • Lactation Services

For class information and pre-registration call Susan (443) 293-7364 or (443) 542-1160.

Lactation Consultants

Recommendations from the Howard County General Hospital:

  • Susan Weyer, RN, ICCE, IBCLC. (443) 293-7364 or (443) 542-1160.
  • Becky Nicodemus, RN, IBCLC, (410) 997-1316.
  • Colleen Prorok, RN, MSN, IBCLC, (301) 774-7279.
  • Ann Faust, IBCLC, (240) 893-3803.
  • JoAnne Flagg, DNP, CPNP, IBCLC, (410) 964-6320.
  • Sue Beck, ACCE, IBCLC (consultation only), (410) 442-9946.
  • Melissa Thistle, RN, CPNP, ICBLC, (410) 992-0511,

Volunteer Assistance

La Leche League (breastfeeding information, local meetings)