Breastfeeding is an amazing and beneficial way to choose to feed your baby. And while it is a natural and beautiful thing, it can also be intimidating. We are here to educate, encourage, equip, and empower you to continue on with your journey of breastfeeding your sweet baby. Many times uncertainty and fear and the only things that are preventing a great breastfeeding relationship and all it takes is a little bit of validation and cheerleading. Sometimes, it takes a little bit more time to get the hang of it and that’s okay! That’s where our lactation support comes in!!
Our breastfeeding education and lactation support is done in the comfort of your own home. Don’t worry about getting everything together, getting dressed, and packing baby off to any office, we are happy to see you in your pajamas while we provide you with the personalized, evidenced based, support that will help you to make the best decisions regarding your personal breastfeeding goals.
What should you expect in a consultation?
With this personalized service you will receive support to help you meet whatever goals you have set for your breastfeeding relationship and is typically done in two sessions
Our initial session will cover
- How to recognize feeding cues
- Evaluation of latch and position of baby
- Short education about how a mother’s body produces the milk for her baby
- How to maintain a milk supply
- We will answer any questions or concerns you have
The follow up session is a follow up to make sure that everything is going well and that mom and baby are happy and comfortable. This can be done in person, over the phone, or via Skype.
As a Certified Lactation Counselor Devon has been trained with a nationally recognized organization and has satisfied the requirements of the Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice for certification. The designation CLC is the only designation in addition to IBCLC (International Board of Certified Lactation Consultant) to be recognized by the CDC.