• 593 Mill St., Box 777 (NW corner of Mill and Goderich) Port Elgin, ON N0H 2C0
  • 519.832.4500
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Lactation Consultations

Whether you are pregnant and wanting to get a head-start on breastfeeding and/or birth, a new mom experiencing difficulties or seasoned mom with a bump in the road – I want you to succeed!

Topics covered are completely dependent on the needs of mom & baby:

  • Labour & Birth
  • Breastfeeding assessment and plan of care
  • Infant oral assessment including tongue-tie & lip-tie
  • Infant weights (coming soon)
  • Pumping techniques, breast milk storage and handling
  • Safe formula preparation and handling
  • Paced bottle-feeding techniques
  • Manual expression techniques
  • Alternate feeding techniques (At-breast tube feeding, finger feeding, cup & spoon feeding)
  • Support for engorgement, mastitis, and plugged ducts, thrush
  • Nipple shields
  • Returning to work
  • Introducing solid foods, including baby-led weaning
  • Child-led & Mother-led weaning