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Who We Are

The BFREE Team is made up of people who are passionate about breastfeeding/chestfeeding. We want to give families and community partners useful breastfeeding information.


Our team includes an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultants, Certified Lactation Counselors, and Registered Dietitian Nutritionists led by a board-certified pediatrician.

Why Breastfeed/Chestfeed?

Breastfeeding/chestfeeding provides many benefits and like anything new, takes some practice. It is normal to ask for help and the BFREE team aims to support mothers and their families to meet their breastfeeding goals. Click below to learn more.

Community Resources

Whether you are a breastfeeding/chestfeeding parent, an organization, or an employer, BFREE is committed to distributing free and accessible resources which include but are not limited to general information about breastfeeding/chestfeeding, community-specific resources, employer handouts, and more. 


Our biannual newsletter is a great way to stay up-to-date on the LI breastfeeding/chestfeeding community. Each newsletter highlights different topics on breastfeeding/chestfeeding, recognized sites, parent perspectives, as well as the important work the community does to support breastfeeding/chestfeeding families.

Free Breastfeeding Support

This website is funded by the State of New York. However, the opinions, results, findings, and/or interpretations of the data herein are those of the Long Island Jewish Medical Center and the BFREE Team, and do not necessarily represent the opinions, interpretations, or policy of the State.

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