The Lactation Center at UPMC Horizon

The Lactation Center, located at UPMC Horizon's Shenango Valley campus, provides consultation services for breastfeeding mothers and offers a variety of breastfeeding products and supplies, which are available for purchase.


Certified breastfeeding counselors are available by appointment for a private, one-hour outpatient consultation to answer questions and review proper breastfeeding techniques.

The breastfeeding counselors also visits new mothers during their hospital stays to assist with breastfeeding and answer questions.

An Easy Guide to Breastfeeding (PDF)


Some of the products sold at the Lactation Center include:

  • Breast pumps (manual and electric)
  • Nursing bras (available in sizes up to 46 G)
  • Disposable antibacterial wipes
  • Microwave sterilization equipment
  • Nursing pillows
  • Breast pads
  • Milk storage and feeding supplies

The Lactation Center accepts cash, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and personal checks.

Gift registry

The Lactation Center offers a gift registry for new and expectant mothers to register for breastfeeding supplies. To start a gift registry, call 724-983-7962.

Hours and contact information

The Lactation Center is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 724-983-7962.

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