When I tell people that I am a lactation consultant, I occasionally get asked what a lactation consultant is and who would need one, so I thought I would answer that here. Lactation consultants have a lot more breastfeeding training than any other health professionals such as doctors, midwives or maternal and child health nurses … More Why would I need a lactation consultant?
Flying with a breast fed baby. Last week was our first time flying with any children and we had three including a breastfed baby and it made me nervous. I asked a few friends and even googled breastfeeding on flights, but I only came across negative articles about woman who were upset about their experience, … More Flying with a breastfed baby
Low milk supply is one of the most common reasons given for stopping breastfeeding. Sometimes the breast milk supply just seems low however if it is actually low, things can often be done to increase it. Giving formula or stopping breastfeeding is generally not needed. I remember when I had my first baby and she cried, … More Why low supply might not be the problem
This is my first ever blog, I am nervous about writing something wrong but here goes! I have started this blog to support breastfeeding women, through what I write here and my Lactation consultation private practice, which provides home visits. I am a Lactation consultant, Midwife, nurse and mother of 3 girls.