Breastfeeding may not always be easy and problem-free.
We’re available to answer all your questions and give you unbiased, evidence-based information on any aspect of feeding regarding your baby.
The choice to breastfeed is yours and we’re here to support you every step of the way! Each breastfeeding relationship is just as unique as the individual baby. Having a lactation professional available is an important first step in a successful breastfeeding journey.
An International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) is a healthcare professional who specializes in the clinical management of breastfeeding and is certified by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). The Fayetteville Doulas proud to be able to provide personalized IBCLC services to all our clients who need them.
Whether your goal is 7 days, 3 months, 1 year or more, The Fayetteville Doulas is ready to encourage you and help you meet your goals!
Why would I need to see an IBCLC?
- latching difficulties
- baby is slow to gain weight
- long feeding sessions
- baby has symptoms that may be diagnosed as colic, reflux, or thrush
- difficulties pumping
- concerns about low milk supply
- relying on a nipple shield
- lip and/or tongue tie concerns
Our IBCLCs are available for home visits which means there is no need to pack up yourself and your new baby and leave the house. You can schedule a prenatal IBCLC visit and get a head start on your breastfeeding journey!