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Wendy McHale is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and provides professional breastfeeding support to help families meet their parenting goals.

Breastfeeding/chest feeding and human milk are the physiological norm for lactating parents and babies. For some, breastfeeding/chest feeding comes easily. For most mothers and babies, however, there are some difficulties to overcome along the way. Many parents find that seeking professional help from an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant can help them get past the rough spots in their breastfeeding experience.

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When to see an IBCLC?

 

  • For help resolving nipple or breast pain associated with breastfeeding/chest feeding, and to help resolve latch problems
  • For milk supply issues or slow weight gain for baby.
  • For when, no matter what you try, baby just won't take the breast.
  • To maintain breastfeeding during a medical procedure or while taking medication.
  • For help with relactation, or breastfeeding an adopted baby.
  • When a parent has questions about routine or special circumstances concerning breastfeeding/chest feeding, from pre-conception to early childhood.
  • Questions about or transitioning from exclusive pumping and bottle feeding.
  • How and when to wean and stopping lactation
  • Adoptive breastfeeding/chest feeding, inducing lactation or re-lactation
  • Evaluation of baby's oral anatomy including tongue function or tongue tie
  • For questions about what's normal and what's not for breastfeeding at all stages and ages
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