LACTATION SUPPORT

LACTATION Consulting                                                                                      

As a Certified Lactation Educator & Counselor (CLEC), I will join you in your home to assess and address the most common challenges that come up with early breastfeeding.

COMMON BREASTFEEDING CHALLENGES INCLUDE:

  • Baby's position & latch

  • Nursing a sleepy or fussy baby

  • Nursing with a large supply (too much milk)

  • Nursing to build milk supply (too little milk)

  • Breast pump usage & fit, plus pumping tips

  • Bottle introduction & paced feeding

  • A baby struggling with weight gain

  • Nursing after breast augmentation

  • Nursing a pre-term baby

  • Tongue tie or other anatomical complications

  • Feeding a baby with medical history

  • Using medication for on-going supply issues

  • Making decisions about formula or donor milk supplementation.

  • Day or night weaning (for older children

INTERNATIONAL BOARD CERTIFIED LACTATION CONSULTANT

I am currently finishing the Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) program at The University of California, San Diego and expect to pass the International Board Certified Lactation Exam in October of 2019.