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What Is The Role Of A Lactation Consultant
La Leche League: If your OB or pediatric providers do not have a lactation consultant that they recommend, your next best step is to check out local and online resources through la leche league. They have state chapters and lists of certified lactation supporters, as well as online discussions mom-to-mom. You can get started at http://www.Llli.Org/webus.Html. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I just graduations high school and would like to become a lactation consultant. What do I have to do to get there?
Info: Here's what I found: http://www.lactationeducationconsultants.com/requirements.shtmlGet a more detailed answer ›
Why did my lactation consultant say my baby should not have powder formula until he is 9 -10 months old, only to give ready to use formula until then?
Breastfeeding: It maybe in the bottom of your list but your pediatrician can give you a lot of pointers (as well as your ob). I have helped mothers maintain and continue after discussing numerous issues. A "doula" or person with some expertise in breastfeeding is also another option. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Are there benefits for mother breastfeeding adopted child? My husband and i are wanting to adopt an infant, and i was told by a lactation consultant that i could begin re-lactating by a series of steps needing to take place before hand.
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Bonding, : I've assisted adoptive mom lactate; all felt it enhanced bonding. Adoptive moms who lactate don't usually have an adequate breast milk supply and will need to supplement with formula, which can be given via a supplemental nutrition device taped to mom's nipple, so baby receives breast milk and formula simultaneously. May reduce breast cancer, in post partum-wgt loss, shrink uterus. Congrats! ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Help breastfeeding: Lactation consultants are trained to help identify problems with breastfeeding, either mom- or child-related. They can help with technique, latching, treatment of nipple problems, assessing adequacy of feeds and milk production, use of breast pumps (if needed), and are just generally good education and support resources for helping moms and babes get the whole breastfeeding thing rolling! ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
How can I get my baby to latch properly? Lactation consultants were good but when I tried to replicate their advice at home, it was a failure.
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