About Me


Shannon Lilienthal has spent more than a decade working with moms and babies -- initially as a perinatal social worker and since 2004 as a Board Certified Lactation Consultant. 

Shannon has experience working with a variety of families, including multiples, premature and tongue-tied babies. Her expertise includes helping mothers and babies with latching difficulties, painful nursing, low milk production and inadequate weight gain.

Shannon has been in private practice since 2004. She also has worked as a hospital lactation consultant at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia and Holy Redeemer Hospital in Meadowbrook, Pa. Additionally, Shannon teaches prenatal breastfeeding classes for a local hospital.

Shannon is a member of the Pennsylvania Breastfeeding Coalition and has worked on projects with the Pennsylvania Breastfeeding Friendly 
Workplace Collaborative. 

Shannon is the mother of two boys. She lives in Mechanicsburg with her husband and family.

Contact Shannon at 717-712-6822 or email her to schedule an in-home lactation consultation. Click here to learn more about what happens at a consultation.

Children's Health Advocate Finalist

Shannon Lilienthal was named a finalist in the Central Penn Parent's Healthcare Heroes Awards in the category of Children's Health Advocate. At the March 22, 2012 awards ceremony, the presenter quoted Shannon saying: "My philosophy is to help the mother achieve her breastfeeding goals whatever it may be. I love to see the pride they take in providing their own milk for their babies — a special gift only they can give."
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