"Dara has been the best support with breastfeeding and has given us such piece of mind as we navigate parenthood. I cannot thank her enough for all of the love and support she’s provided our family and would recommend her time and time again."- Lee-Ann
Making the decision to breastfeed comes with many benefits to both you and your baby! It can be beneficial to begin learning about breastfeeding during your pregnancy so that you will be prepared with confidence and knowledge once your little one is here.
I offer a private in-home Breastfeeding Preparation Session which includes:
Once breastfeeding/chestfeeding starts, there may be times when you need a little support as it is a learning experience and each child is different. If you find yourself in need of any one-on-one meetings after breastfeeding has begun, postpartum support is also available. During this meeting I will be able to:
-All lactation support services include one week of phone/email support to answer any follow-up questions you may have.
I have successfully completed training based upon the footprint of the World Health Organization/UNICEF Breastfeeding Counseling Training Course; have passed a criterion-referenced examination administered by the Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice (ALPP); and have demonstrated the clinical competencies and skills required to provide safe, evidence-based counseling for pregnant, lactating, and breastfeeding women. My scope of practice includes the ability to: