Breastfeeding Resources, the medical specialty clinical practice,

is now closed. 


Click here for our list of experienced lactation professionals in Connecticut who can help you with breastfeeding and lactation.

Coming soon: Watch this space for a page devoted to breastfeeding knowledgeable subspecialists: Dermatology, Pediatric ENT, pediatric dentistry, radiology and imaging, craniosacral therapy, physical therapy, and breast surgery.


Beth Iovinelli, RN, IBCLC, will soon be opening her own storefront lactation support practice Milk Street Lactation in East Norwalk on June 1st. 


Sue Marchitto, APRN, IBCLC, continues serving in the pediatric practice at Yale Health Plan in New Haven.

Amy Pavia, RN, IBCLC is the Lactation Specialist with the Wellness Check program for families who birthed at Bridgeport Hospital, seeing them in the week after birth.

Laurie Rubel, APRN, IBCLC, is now running the lactation service at Willows Pediatrics in Westport, serving the mothers of infants and children in that practice.

Lisa Terifay, will soon be opening a private consultation practice in child sleep coaching, an evidence- based and developmentally based alternative to behaviorist “sleep training.” Watch this space.

Liza Goldman Huertas, MD, IBCLC, Sue Iwinski, IBCLC, and Marissa Mesiya, APRN, IBCLC are enjoying time with their families. Quite certain each will eventually return to clinical practice. Watch this space! 

Valerie Wilke, our Jill-of-all-trades, continues to fill that role at Bloodroot in Bridgeport.

Linda Kozlowski will soon be retiring into fulltime grandmothering, and with a new grandchild on the way.

Debbie Brunson and Sharon DeBernardo retired a year ago. After a couple decades with us.

Christina Smillie, MD, FAAP, IBCLC, FABM is retiring from running this clinical practice, to enjoy more time being grandma, while continuing to mentor, write, and speak professionally.



Annotated web, print, and video resources, describing what each has to offer

Problem-specific pages—what we’ve learned over the years about a variety of
breastfeeding challenges. And warnings about common counterproductive internet

Welcome to Breastfeeding Resources