Calgary Breastfeeding Support

Calgary Birth Essentials provides highly trained and experienced Breastfeeding Educators and Lactation Consultants to offer you support and guidance through your breastfeeding experience.

What is a Breastfeeding Educator?

Breastfeeding Educators have a high level of expertise in the field of breastfeeding and are qualified to teach, support, and educate the public on breastfeeding and related issues. She can help with anything from positioning, latch, milk production, pumping questions, to feeding schedules. If you are finding challenges in your breastfeeding practice, a breastfeeding educator can often provide help and solutions to your problems, if it becomes beyond her scope she is well connected to the local Lactation Consultants and can refer you to these resources.

What is a Lactation Consultant?

calgary lactation consultant breastfeeding supportA lactation consultant is someone who is considered an expert in the field of lactation and breastfeeding, one who will assist in understanding the process and technical components of breastfeeding. Often the Lactation Consultant deals with more challenging and complex issues for the breastfeeding mother.  Calgary Birth Essentials provides highly trained and experienced breastfeeding support in the format that best suits your needs.  Whether this is a phone conference or an in- home visit, we can offer you the support and guidance you need for a healthy, positive and successful breastfeeding experience.

Get Breastfeeding Help

Our Calgary Breastfeeding Educators and Lactation Consultants are interested in the promotion, support, and protection of breastfeeding and it is their goal to help give the support and education that you need to be successful. If you are struggling with breastfeeding and want some extra help and support let us help you. We can arrange an initial phone consultation to determine what is the best way we can help your unique and individual situation.  If home visits and follow-ups are needed we would be happy to provide this to you. We understand the impact on both mother and baby that a successful breastfeeding experience has on not only on the present, but also for their future as well. We want to preserve this time and experience for what it should be and help you avoid any of the stresses that breastfeeding struggles can create. We want this experience to be one of love and bonding and confidence and feeling supported.  We would be honored to support you through your breastfeeding journey with support from a professional breastfeeding educator or a  lactation consultant.

To arrange a conversation or home visit for breastfeeding help and support, click the link below.