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”
Category Archives: Nurture Columbus Lactation Services
What is Craniosacral Therapy for Infants?
Allyson Wessells, PT, MPT, IBCLC What is Craniosacral Therapy (CST)? Craniosacral Therapy (CST) is a gentle, hands-on on therapy guided by touch and intention. CST can optimize space and cerebrospinal fluid circulation within the cranium and throughout our spine where our nervous system is originating and directing our bodies to move. It has origins inContinue reading “What is Craniosacral Therapy for Infants?”
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”
Breastfeeding is Confidence!
Allyson Wessells, PT, MPT, IBCLC Breastfeeding is visual, breastfeeding is movement, but probably more than anything, breastfeeding is confidence! We see it daily in the families that call on us as lactation consultants to help them through basic to complex challenges. The look on a parent’s face is confidence as they discover how to holdContinue reading “Breastfeeding is Confidence!”
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Thank you for considering Nurture to support your family! Nurture serves Allen, Auglaize, Coshocton, Delaware, Franklin, Fairfield (Northwest), Guernsey, Hancock, Hardin, Holmes, Knox, Licking, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Muskingum, Putnam, Tuscarawas, Van Wert Counties with in-home lactation, accepting both self pay and insurance. Currently, Physical Therapy is available for Franklin County.