“In my practice, I saw the anxieties working women faced as they prepared to return to work. In many ways, they were still recovering from birth. I am proud to be a part of MommaWork and its mission to offer working parents the support they need following birth. It is even more rewarding to see the results.”
Dr. Judy Mittleman is the Chief Medical Advisor and a board-certified obstetrician gynecologist with more than ten years of experience providing gynecologic and obstetric care to the community. As a specialist in matters of women’s health, Dr. Mittleman, a mother of four, lends her expertise in breastfeeding, motherhood, and juggling it all. Dr. Mittleman also assists with business development matters for MommaWork.
Dr. Mittleman has been a strong proponent of breastfeeding, incorporating education into the prenatal discussion of thousands of women and assisting with latching on in the delivery room. She has counseled women on breastfeeding, pumping and weaning, and has treated numerous breast-related conditions.
Facilitating breastfeeding mothers’ return to work is of particular interest to Dr. Mittleman, a mother of four, who discovered the challenges first hand, as she herself worked as an obstetrician on the labor floor of a prominent hospital.
Dr. Mittleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from the State University of New York at Binghamton and her Doctor of Medicine degree from SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center and is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Mittleman is the proud mother of four children, ages 22, 20, 18 and 12.