About the Resource Center

  • NorthShore University HealthSystem’s lactation consultants are all registered nurses and international board-certified lactation consultants with experience counseling, teaching and problem solving with mothers
  • We support and promote breastfeeding while respecting each mother’s personal breastfeeding goals
  • We educate each mother with the most current information to make informed choices about breastfeeding her baby
  • We promote confidence in a mother's nursing ability
  • In helping the mother breastfeed, we use scientific, evidence-based principles
  • We are sensitive to each mother’s cultural influences and their effects on breastfeeding practices
  • We assist and support each mother throughout her breastfeeding experience 


  • Prenatal breastfeeding classes
    Visit our Calendar to enroll and select 'Childbirth/Parenting' or call 847.570.5020
  • Outpatient consultations/services, including assessment of maternal and infant anatomy, evaluation of breastfeeding problems and more
  • Special attention to our intensive care babies and their families
  • Assistance with breastfeeding multiples and other special situations
  • In-hospital consultations
  • Retail Shop
    Breastfeeding aids
    Pump rental and sales – instruction and support
  • Consultations for mothers returning to work

For More Information

To make an appointment with a lactation consultant or to learn more about the Breastfeeding Resource Centers' line of quality breastfeeding products, call 847.570.2268 for Evanston Hospital or 847.480.3702 for Highland Park Hospital.