the upper breast side
nyc original breasfeeding resource

NEW YORK CITY'S FIRST BREASTFEEDING RESOURCE CENTER, EST. 1999

THE UPPER BREAST SIDE

The Premier Hospital-Grade Breast Pump Rental Station in New York City

 PROVIDES

1) The most thorough pump consultation with every pump rental or pump sale.

2) Largest supplier of breast pump accessories for Medela and Ameda equipment.

3) Weekly latch-on clinics by Board Certified Lactation Consultant*.  

4) Same-day delivery in Manhattan, typically within 2-3 hours of your order.

5) Optimal information to choose the best breast pump for your milk production.  

6) Register for pump consultation to receive instruction on proper use and care if you obtain your machine through another resource or insurance provider.

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WE PROVIDE PRE-NATAL BREASTFEEDING CLASSES

Taught by  Beverly Solow (one of the finest International Board Certified Lactation Consultants -IBCLC) at our resource site.  We are extremely proud to present expecting moms an offering of this caliber.  We wish all women  (and their partners- who are encouraged to join) could take this two hour class before delivering in New York City.

Next Class dates offered:   May 7th, June 11th, 2014
Class sizes are small and close out quickly... contact us directly to register or email if you would like more info.
Upperbreastside@aol.com or Upperbreastside@live.com  
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WE PROVIDE SOMETHING NO ONE ELSE DOES:
THE UPPER BREAST SIDE BREAST PUMP INSPECTION
simply bring in your pump (and parts that you plan on re-using) for us to gauge, inspect and get an overall look-see.
Twenty dollars ($20) for the inspection* to determine whether your pump's suction is working well...suggestions on what to refresh. Breast pump accessories not included.  Inspections are conducted up until 30 minutes before closing- no reservations needed.  (if your breast pump was purchased here, the inspection fee is waived). Be sure to bring the pump attachments...
*Medela Pump In Style, Freestyle, Swing..... or Ameda Purely Yours.  We are NOT inspecting the Hygeia or Avent electric pump at this time.
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*  WEEKLY BREASTFEEDING  INTENSIVE SUPPORT GROUP MEETS THURSDAY MORNINGS. CONTACT IBCLC BEV SOLOW DIRECTLY TO REGISTER: 212-567-1112
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Look who's visiting the Upper Breast Side every Tuesday:  (you may register with them directly)
Come see the ladies  from METRO MINIS for carrier help or to try on new carriers. Free for previous MM customers. $15 for new customers (can be applied towards a carrier purchase).  Dates and times listed on Metrominis.com

                         

Monday-Thursday walk-in 11am-5pm- last fitting/demo ends @ 4:30pm
Friday walk-in 11am-5pm- last fitting/demo ends @ 4:30pm
Saturday Call for appointment- Select Saturdays only*

*Saturday appointments:  None posted at this time for the month of APRIL
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APRIL HOLIDAY SCHEDULE:

None posted at this time

OTHER INFO:

Pump extension requests can be emailed to upperbreastside@live.com.

 If you are returning your rental Pump when we are not open, it may be left with the 24 hour doorman located in the main lobby of our building at 135 West 70th Street (the Pythian building).

Leave us a message indicating its return- 212-873-2653 (which will give us a time-stamp of its return). 

email contact
peggylevinefitness.com breastfeedingmadesimple.com
prenatalyogacenter.com kellymom.com
themothersroom.com
hmbana.org
bevsolow.com
nylca.org
ayeletkaznelson.com
lalecheleague.org neonatal.ama.ttuhsc.edu/lact
135 WEST 70TH STREET, SUITE 1L, NEW YORK, NY 10023   |   212 873 2653

You bring your breast, we've got the rest.

The Upper Breast Side has, for the last ten years, been known as much for its knowledgeable crew, as for its extensive selection of products for nursing moms. Our experienced staff will gladly help you choose a pump at our milk bar, fit you with a nursing bra, and discuss your nursing needs.

We Carry

Milk Bar

What is a Milk Bar, Anyway?

The Upper Breast Side’s famous Milk Bar is the only place where moms can test hospital grade breast pumps before they buy or rent. Our staff will gladly offer consultation and complete instruction on proper use of the pumps!

Can’t Stop In?

We would be pleased to conduct an instructional overview for your partner, parent, nanny, personal assistant, personal chef, or whomever you ve designated your ˝pump-picker-upper˝. The Upper Breast Side’s famous Milk Bar is the only place where moms can test hospital grade breast pumps before they buy or rent. Our staff will gladly offer consultation and complete instruction on proper use of the pumps!

Messenger Service

Messenger Service is available in all of Manhattan below 99th Street. Orders must be called in 3 hours prior to store closing. Fees vary.Already at work and forgot your pump? We’ve got you covered.

Our Favorite Brands

Just a few of the brands available at the Upper Breast Side

...AND EVERYTHING ELSE

WHERE TO FIND US

135 West 70th Street, between Amsterdam Ave and Columbus Ave

Just a short walk from the B, C, 1, 2 & 3 Subways some side-by-side strollers will not fit through the entrance in our landmarked building.

CONTACT

PHONE 212-873-2653 Please do not leave time-sensitive messages. If you get a busy signal during regular business hours, please redial. EMAIL UPPERBREASTSIDE@AOL.COM Email Felina if you have non time-sensitive questions or concerns.

Links to More Info for Nursing Mothers

Where To Find Us
Hours Head Print

                         

Monday-Thursday walk-in 11am-5pm- last fitting/demo ends @ 4:30pm
Friday walk-in 11am-5pm- last fitting/demo ends @ 4:30pm
Saturday Call for appointment- Select Saturdays only*

*Saturday appointments:  None posted at this time for the month of APRIL
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APRIL HOLIDAY SCHEDULE:

None posted at this time

OTHER INFO:

Pump extension requests can be emailed to upperbreastside@live.com.

 If you are returning your rental Pump when we are not open, it may be left with the 24 hour doorman located in the main lobby of our building at 135 West 70th Street (the Pythian building).

Leave us a message indicating its return- 212-873-2653 (which will give us a time-stamp of its return).