• Breastfeeding Support

  • 866-621-2769

  • Welcome To Allied Breastfeeding Support

    Allied Physicians Group is distinguished for its breastfeeding and lactation resources. We offer a variety of options to help you meet your own personal breastfeeding goals. We offer office visits and virtual visits.  

     

    Breastfeeding Medicine Physician 

    Dr. Lauren Macaluso has a practice dedicated exclusively to supporting nursing mothers and their babies. She sees patients in her New Hyde Park office as well as virtually through telemedicine!  Start your journey off on the right foot and schedule a prenatal visit with Dr. Macaluso, click here to learn more about Dr. Macaluso.

     

    Breastfeeding support at your local Allied office

    Many of the Allied offices offer breastfeeding support for their own patients, including

    Pediatric Health Associates

    Peds First Pediatrics

    Peconic Pediatrics & Breastfeeding Medicine

    Zatz Pediatrics

    Call your local Allied office to inquire or schedule a visit.

    Meet the Specialists

    Lauren Macaluso, MD, FAAP, FABM, IBCLC

    Available at her location: Breastfeeding Medicine

    Dr. Lauren Macaluso provides specialized medical care for breastfeeding mothers and their children. She is proud to have a medical practice where a mother can get her and her baby’s breastfeeding needs met in one place. She received her Bachelor of Science from Cornell University, her medical degree from Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, and completed her pediatric residency at Children’s National Medical Center of George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
    Dr. Macaluso’s special interest in breastfeeding started after nursing her own two children while working part-time with medical students and residents in the newborn nursery. She identified a need for breastfeeding focused care and started her practice in 2006. She is the Breastfeeding Coordinator for the American Academy of Pediatrics New York Chapter 2 Co.
    She is a physician who has privileges at North Shore University Hospital and Cohen Children’s Medical Center and is proud to work with pediatricians, obstetricians, midwives, lactation consultants, breast surgeons, ENTs, oral surgeons, and feeding, physical and occupational therapists for optimal patient care.

    Deirdre McLary, IBCLC

    Available at: Zatz Pediatrics

    Deirdre McLary has been working with expectant and new families since 1998 as a doula, lactation consultant (IBCLC), newborn expert and parenting mentor. She sees families privately through MommaArts, her local breastfeeding and doula business, and works as an IBCLC for a local pediatrician. With over 16 years dedicated to helping new families transition from pregnancy into the toddler years, Deirdre has a wide range of experience and insight, which she lovingly brings to each of her clients, families and to the groups she facilitates. http://www.mommaarts.com/

    Office Policies / Services

    Allied Physicians Group is distinguished for its breastfeeding and lactation resources, no matter where you are on your breastfeeding journey, we have the tools to support you. Allied breastfeeding support is available throughout Long Island, the boroughs of NYC, Westchester, and Rockland counties.

    We can assist with:

    -“in office” or “virtual” appointments 

    -prenatal classes

    -location-specific support groups

    -breast pump rentals and sales  

    We offer in-office consultations with board-certified pediatricians, International Board Certified Lactation Consultants, and Specialists to help both mom and baby accomplish a breastfeeding plan that works for them.  We also offer virtual visits for your convenience and comfort. This has been an invaluable resource to new moms in those sleepless early days! We are an integrated group of specialists and together we can create a plan that works for you and your baby.

     

    BREASTFEEDING LINKS

    Below are some breastfeeding links you may find helpful.

    FOR GENERAL INFORMATION: www.breastfeeding.com www.kellymom.com Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine website:  www.bfmed.org International Lactation Consultants Association website: www.ILCA.org La Leche League website: www.Lalecheleague.com www.massbreastfeeding.org www.bestforbabes.org Pediatric Practice Races for the Breastfeeding Cause TO LOOK UP THE SAFETY OF A MEDICATION WHILE BREASTFEEDING: http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?LACT

     

    MILK DEPOT LOCATIONS

    Kenneth Zatz, MD – 18 Washington Ave., South Nyack, NY 10960

    Peconic Pediatrics -34 Commerce Drive, Suite 2, Riverhead, NY 11901

    Breastfeeding Medicine – 1575 Hillside Avenue, Suite LL1, New Hyde Park, New York 11040-2501

    Hours

    Monday 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM by appt.
    Tuesday 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM by appt.
    Wednesday 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM by appt.
    Thursday 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM by appt.
    Friday 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM by appt.
    Saturday 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM by appt.
    Sunday by appt.

    Insurance Plans

    Most insurances are accepted, call the office for more information.

    Contact Us

    866-621-2769

    Allied Physicians Group