Breastfeeding Support Program helps Penn State mothers

August is National Breastfeeding Month and the Breastfeeding Support Program at Penn State offers a variety of support and services to students, employees and their immediate families at University Park and many Commonwealth Campuses. 

Services include:

-- Prenatal Breastfeeding/Pumping Classes

-- Lactation Stations for breastfeeding or expressing milk during the day

-- A Lending Library

-- The Working and Breastfeeding Support Group

-- A Peer Mentoring Program

-- Lactation Counseling Services

Penn State is continuously working to expand and improve breastfeeding support services. The newest Lactation Station opened this summer at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, in Erie Hall, Room 19. Anyone interested in using this new station can contact Rande Joy, assistant director of business and operations, at 814-898-6027 or

To learn more about the Breastfeeding Support Program at Penn State, visit or contact

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Last Updated August 11, 2014