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New business Q&A - North End Lactation Service Inc.

February 11, 2003

Owners: Jodie M. Drum and Martha H. Hull.

Address: 622 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown.

Opening date: Dec. 9, 2002.

Products and services: "Our specialty is consultations. They are thorough and time-intensive to help those who are having breast-feeding difficulties. Our products include breast pumps to rent or to buy, nursing bras and other breast-feeding aids."

Market area: Central Maryland, Chambersburg, Greencastle, Waynesboro, Shippensburg.

How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? "Opportunity and a passion for this type of work."

Previous business experience: "We each have an extensive background appropriate to our line of work. This is our first independent business venture."


Number of employees: Two.

Hours: Monday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday, noon to 6 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday by appointment. Classes on Sunday afternoons.

Telephone: 301-416-7272.

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