Lauren Davidheiser, MS, RDN, IBCLC

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Lauren Davidheiser, MS, RDN, IBCLC, is a registered dietitian and lactation consultant with the Breastfeeding and Lactation Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. 

Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)


Lauren Davidheiser, MS, RDN, IBCLC is a registered dietitian and international board-certified lactation consultant. She earned her bachelor's degree in Communication Studies from Pace University and a master's degree in Human Nutrition from Drexel University. Davidheiser was inspired to become an IBCLC to help breastfeeding mothers overcome feeding challenges while supporting the nutrition needs of their growing babies.

Using her background in communications, Davidheiser focuses on providing culturally competent care for CHOP's diverse patient and family communities. She is dedicated to assisting families across the hospital in achieving their individualized breastfeeding goals.

Education and Training

Board Certification

International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)

Undergraduate Degree

BS - Communication Studies - Pace University, New York, NY

Graduate Degree

MS - Human Nutrition - Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Registered Dietitian and Lactation Consultant

Departments and Services