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”

Resources

Local Resources: La Leche League Ohio monthly support groups throughout Central Ohio WIC Information POEM – Maternal Mental Health Resources Women’s Health Physical Therapists: OSU, Mt Carmel Health, OhioHealth Help Me Grow-Franklin County

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 […]

Travel On and Breastfeed

Before having children, we lived lightly and traveled frequently, always eager to get to the next place. Having children naturally changed this, but as we continued to explore and travel across the country to visit family when we could, I was happy to discover how easily breastfeeding fit into the journey. With a sling orContinue reading “Travel On and Breastfeed”