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Breastfeeding challenges

Many mothers need a little help with breastfeeding. Our consultants can help with things like:

  • Difficulty latching baby to the breast
  • Nipple pain and soreness
  • Cracked nipples
  • Milk supply concerns
  • Milk transfer at the breast
  • Baby’s weight gain or weight loss concerns
  • Reassurance things are going well

Mothers and babies with special health care concerns like:

  • Born prematurely
  • Born weighing less than six pounds
  • With Jaundice
  • Born as a twin or triplet
  • Born with congenital conditions such as, Down syndrome, cleft lip or palate, or heart conditions


  • With history of breast surgery
  • With history of infertility
  • With diabetes, thyroid or other endocrine disorders
  • Who have physical limitations
  • With multiples

When faced with unexpected breastfeeding challenges you need the  support of a professional. Call our Registered Nurses, who are also International Board Certified Lactation Consultants. We provide the support you need, when you need it.

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