How can a Virtual Consult help you?

We understand that telehealth is new to most of us and can seem confusing as to how a Lactation Consult will be able to help you through the screen of your laptop. Here’s a quick look into what our Virtual Consultations entail… Before your consult with an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) we willContinue reading “How can a Virtual Consult help you?”

COVID-19 & Virtual Lactation Consultations

Hello friends! Let’s chat about the coronavirus… COVID-19 has not been detected in breastmilk, but antibodies for it have been (human milk is pretty amazing!). Speak to your healthcare provider about breastfeeding if you have been exposed or actively have COVID-19. Continuing to breastfeed or giving baby expressed breastmilk will almost always be the rightContinue reading “COVID-19 & Virtual Lactation Consultations”

Breastfeeding during cold and flu season

The answer is almost always going to be “Yes, continue to breastfeed and offer breastmilk while you and/or baby are sick.” Human milk is amazing! It is constantly changing to meet baby’s needs, which can be especially helpful during cold and flu season. Your milk produces antibiodies as you and baby are exposed to newContinue reading “Breastfeeding during cold and flu season”

Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week and 1 Year for Nurture Columbus!

Happy World Breastfeeding Week! It is one of our favorite times of the year; a chance to celebrate breastfeeding, pumping, chestfeeding, and any drop of human milk you were able to give to your baby. World Breastfeeding Week also rings in Nurture Columbus’ first year anniversary! It has been an amazing year for Allyson and […]

Navigating Insurance and more with Nurture Columbus

Navigating insurance is confusing! When Allyson and I (Julie) first sat down to create Nurture Columbus, one of our main goals was to figure out insurance coverage and creative ways we could offer quality, in-home lactation services to ALL families. We have made some great progress working toward this goal, and are continually working eachContinue reading “Navigating Insurance and more with Nurture Columbus”