1. A change of clothes, especially if you have another consult to go to. And the day you don’t, you will be peed on, pooped on or spit up onRead More
Many of us IBCLCs have young children, and those of us that don't have been there, done that. It was a struggle in the beginning, but I feel I have finally gathered enough tools in my tool box to strike a good balance between work and home. (Now, everyday is not perfect because perfection is impossible, but the majority of days it works.)Read More
...You aren't home, your husband answers a call from a breastfeeding mom and knows what breastpump to recommend to her.
...Your son's teacher tells him she wants to talk to me about breastfeeding but HIS translation is "Miss McGillicuddy needs help with her nipples."Read More
Don't clean! As lactation consultants, our focus is on mom and baby. We won't be looking at the piles of laundry or dishes in the sink. Leave the tidying up for the in-laws and even then wait at least a month.....Read More
Breastfeeding should be an enjoyable experience for mom and baby! Although breastfeeding is natural, many factors play into the ease to which mom and baby learn and adapt to these new skills. Lactation Consultants are trained medical professionals who can evaluate the source of your breastfeeding challenges and offer ways to improve the outcome for both you and your baby. Below is a list of common issues lactation consultants can assist with.Read More