Rachel Hurley, Lactation Consultant
Lactation consultations throughout and around Montgomery, Chester, Delaware & Bucks Counties in Pennsylvania.
Fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
Breastfeeding can be challenging at first, but the right support can make all the difference.
Guidance from a lactation consultant can be a game-changer for the breastfeeding parent.
Are you wondering if your baby is getting enough milk? This is one of the most common concerns of new parents, and a visit with a lactation consultant will give you the answer.
Do you question whether you are achieving a good latch? Most parents do and deserve skilled assistance for the best possible breastfeeding experience.
Are you experiencing pain that lasts more than 30 seconds while breastfeeding? Nursing your baby should be comfortable. Pain, while common, is not normal and we can work to achieve a deep latch for pain-free breastfeeding.
There are many issues you may be experiencing that we can address:
Struggles with latching and positioning
Nipple pain and discomfort
Wondering if your baby is getting enough
Slow weight gain
Plugged ducts & mastitis
Wanting to be as prepared as possible for the baby at home
How to gently wean
Planning on going back to work and need help with a pumping plan
And everything else breastfeeding related!
If you're experiencing any of these issues or have any of these concerns, I can help. During a consultation we will discuss your questions and develop a unique, customized care plan to help you meet your breastfeeding goals. Visits include a pre- and post-feed weight check to see exactly how much milk your baby is taking, an infant oral-evaluation, breast and breastfeeding assessment and most importantly, answers to all of your questions based on the most up-to-date research and knowledge. Visits include 2 weeks of follow-up access to discuss issues that arise.
Why do people need help with something that is supposed to be natural?
Throughout most of human history people learned how to breastfeed by seeing other people nurse all around them. Today this is often not the case. Without this foundational experience, new parents need hands-on, personalized guidance and help to get off to the best start. I provide education, direction and compassion, all without guilt, in your home.