News | Published December 7, 2011

Lactation Consultants are Available to Help New Moms

Breastfeeding provides the perfect nutrition for a baby, and provides many health benefits for both mother and baby. Mount Nittany Medical Center and Mount Nittany Physician Group, Pediatrics has a total of five lactation consultants who are skilled and qualified to educate new parents about this option.

Elizabeth Klinke, MD, pediatrics, became board certified in November, joining the following team of consultants:

  • Diane Elliot, MS, RN, C, clinical educator, PI & E
  • Wanda Mertick, RN, IBCLC, practice advancement specialist
  • Susan Chase, MS, RN, IBCLC, CD (DONA), ICCE
  • Teresa Timmerman, PAC, IBCLC

For more information, call Mount Nittany Physician Group - Pediatrics at 814.466.7921.


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