What is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)? A healthcare professional who specializes in the clinical management of human lactation and breastfeeding. An IBCLC is certified by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners, which is considered the “gold standard” in the field. This certification requires rigorous education, hands on training, and re-certification everyContinue reading “FAQ”
Allyson Wessells, PT, MPT, IBCLC Breast Function: Breast Cancer Awareness Month continues to be important for awareness of the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women in the United States. Understanding the function of the breast and its relation to disease prevention is equally important. The breast can be considered an organ of the immune systemContinue reading “Reflections on Breast Cancer Awareness Month”
Caring for an infant can be stressful at times, but the recent formula shortage has really amplified all the normal infant feeding stressors. We see you all struggling with the extra pressure to make milk or know where you’ll find the formula your baby tolerates best. Here are some tips for making milk and accessingContinue reading “Making Milk & Accessing Human Milk”
It’s been a busy month (virtually) celebrating all the Breastfeeding Weeks of August! Here’s a recap:
Nurture In-Home Lactation and Physical Therapy Consultations are available with safety protocols in place for both staff and clients. Virtual consultations will continue to be available, allowing families to choose the service that fits their needs. Please reach out with any questions on how we can best serve you!