Specialists in Breastfeeding and Lactation

All of the specialists below share our priorities, philosophy and approach to the many breastfeeding challenges families can face. Stay tuned as more resources are added to this list.








Annie Brown*, APRN, IBCLC, Advanced Practice Lactation


Housecalls, Greenwich/Stamford area; Televisits anywhere


Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Connecticare, Husky, United Health Care, Oxford







Maria Del Mar Mazza*, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, IBCLC, Optimus Health Care East Main


Office visits, televisits, housecalls.


Bilingual Spanish/English


Husky and all major private insurers


982 East Main Street Bridgeport, CT



Susan Forrester*, IBCLC Forrester Lactation


Office visits, televisits anywhere, and house calls in Greater Hartford area


Aetna and certain others, see website:  



The Exchange at 270 Farmington Ave, Entrance One, Suite 304, Farmington, CT 06032





Beth Iovinelli* RN, BSN, IBCLC


will open Milk Street Lactation a storefront lactation support center in East Norwalk on June 1st



21 First Street #7

Norwalk, CT 06855

Patrice Jones,* PAC, IBCLC,


Office visits and housecalls in the local area



Lactation Services of Southington

Compass Wellness Center, 14 Vine Street, New Brittain, CT


(860) 385-1655


Trisha Ludwig, CNM, MSN, RN, IBCLC, CCWC


Office visits, televisits anywhere and house calls


Danbury and Fairfield County


Aetna, Anthem, UHC, CIGNA


94 Locust Ave Danbury CT



Lori Atkins, RN, IBCLC, Oh Baby! Lactation Care

Office visits, televisits anywhere, and limited house calls

Aetna and certain others, see website:  

Thrive Center for Wellness, 10 Commerce St., Glastonbury, CT 06033



Robin Murtha, APRN, IBCLC, Complete Lactation Care (Yale New Haven)


Office visits and televisits


Husky and all major private insurers


144 North Main Street, Branford CT


203-688-3840, ext #4

Liz Seaman*, RN, IBCLC


House calls, upper Fairfield County; televisits anywhere, Mostly evenings & weekends


Can provide Superbill for out of network





Lisa Terifay*


will be offering sleep coaching consultations, an evidence-based and developmentally attuned alternative to sleep-training methods

Watch this space for more info soon! 


does breastfeeding support for the families at Children’s Medical Group in Hamden.

Caroline Levy, APRN, CLC

The following specialists have practices that are limited to certain families

Ariana Komaroff, DNP, FNP, IBCLC


offers breastfeeding medicine expertise to the families whose pediatricians are at the Center for Advanced Pediatrics in Norwalk and Darien.

Sue Marchitto*, APRN, IBCLC,


can see breastfeeding families as an APRN visit at Yale Health Plan, New Haven, for families enrolled in that plan. Office visits and televisits.

Amy Pavia*, RN, IBCLC,


is the Lactation Consultant at Bridgeport Hospital’s Wellness Check Program for families in the first week of life after birth.


No charge. Office visits and televisits.

BH Women’s CareCenter, 267 Grant Street, Bridgeport, CT.

Laurie Rubel*, APRN, IBCLC, runs the lactation service at Willows Pediatrics, Westport, for families in that practice. Office visits only.

*These providers honed their skills at Breastfeeding Resources.