The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners and International Lactation Consultant Association have recognized CMH Lactation Services for excellence in lactation care. The IBCLC Care Award honors facilities and agencies that hire currently certified IBCLC lactation consultants and have a dedicated lactation support program available at least five days a week.
Especially for first-time moms, breastfeeding can pose a challenge. CMH Lactation Services can help any breastfeeding mother, regardless of whether she delivered at CMH. The two lactation consultants, Kelsey Betts and Brooke Duncan, have safe appointments available, with COVID precautions in place to keep moms and babies safe.
“Even though breastfeeding is a biological norm for a baby, it is actually a learned behavior by a mom,” Betts says. “Many can have a hard time in the beginning.”
Duncan and Betts support moms in their decisions with breastfeeding and aim to reach whatever goal they desire. Breastfeeding support is available when moms are experiencing:
And when babies are facing:
The CMH lactation consultants can also help with other breastfeeding issues. Call Lactation Services at 503-338-7581 to make an appointment.
Media Contact: Nancee Long, 503-338-4504
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