FAQ

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”

Reflections on Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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”

Making Milk & Accessing Human Milk

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”

Don’t let the ABC’s Interfere with Your 4 B’s!

The ABC’s (Alone, Back, Crib) of sleep have become a common phrase for infant sleep safety throughout hospitals, clinics, and communities for several years. This often challenges biological norms of how an infant expects to feed, connect, move, develop and sleep in proximity to parents. We see these challenges nearly every day as we workContinue reading “Don’t let the ABC’s Interfere with Your 4 B’s!”