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”
Let’s chat about pump flanges. You have likely heard that it is possible your pump flange is either too large or too small. If you did a quick internet search, you soon realized there are endless possibilities for sizes and shapes of flanges. And, well, it is quite overwhelming. Your Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) can helpContinue reading “Finding the Perfect Pump Flange Fit”
Thank you for considering Nurture to support your family! Nurture serves Allen, Auglaize, Coshocton, Delaware, Franklin, Guernsey, Hancock, Hardin, Holmes, Knox, Licking, Mercer, Muskingum, Putnam, Tuscarawas, Van Wert Counties with in-home lactation, accepting both self pay and insurance. Currently, Physical Therapy is available for Franklin County.
One thing I love about my job as a Lactation Consultant is the variety in how each family approaches feeding their babies. Some of my favorite care plans to create are the ones outside of the box of what one might consider a “normal” breastfeeding experience. A service we are proud to offer is supportingContinue reading “Breastfeeding Outside The Box”
It’s been a busy month (virtually) celebrating all the Breastfeeding Weeks of August! Here’s a recap: