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Lactation Support

“The whole human world is born from the womb of mothers, and if we can’t make the motherly act of breastfeeding free from stigma in such a world, then it’s an insult to our very existence as a species.”

-Abhijit Naskar

A LACTATION CONSULTANTS JOB IS TO LISTEN + SUPPORT YOU ON YOUR BREASTFEEDING JOURNEY. WHETHER IN YOUR HOME OR THROUGH A VIRTUAL MEET UP, WE WILL WORK TOGETHER TO MAKE A PLAN THAT BENEFITS YOU AND BABY!

Benefits of Breastfeeding

- it's inexpensive
- it reduces the risk of disease for
   mom + baby
- lowers risk of depressions
- encourages bonding
- it helps the uterus contract 
- it could help you lose weight

- breast milk contains the best            nutrients for baby
- makes baby's immune system.         stronger
- lower rates of SIDS
- fewer speech problems
- less 
cavities

 

- smarter babies
- less postpartum bleeding for mom
- breastfeeding encourages oxytocin and prolactin that promote stress reduction and positive feelings in mom
- easier travel
- saves time

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Lactation Consultations Include:

  • breastfeeding history intake for mom and baby

  • infant feeding assessment 

  • addressing feeding issues, low milk supply, and low weight gain

  • personalized breastfeeding education 

  • lactation cookies + lactation teas

  • nipple care

  • education on hand expression and milk storage

  • education on lactation tools