Breastfeeding and infant feeding can be some of the most challenging parts of new parenthood. Our International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) provides a welcoming and supportive environment to help you with your feeding goals. You will receive education, practical support and personalized approaches to your situation, all in the comfort of our comfy couch/chairs or in your own home. Getting a weight on your baby will be part of the routine service for booked appointments.
Common breastfeeding or infant feeding issues/concerns often addressed are: weight gain concerns, nipple/breast pain, supplementation, milk supply, weaning, lip/tongue ties, engorgement/mastitis, frequent feeding and more.
Also provided is education on infant-led bottle feeding, formula feeding, breast-pumping, induced lactation support for adopting parents, surrogacy pregnancies or same-sex couples; and more.
Other consultations offered include: prenatal breastfeeding sessions, starting solids and weaning support
At Rooted Family, our lactation consultants work in collaboration with our other practitioners in order to help you and your family achieve your wellness goals. Partners or support people are encouraged to attend the sessions too!