Breastfeeding Support and Expertise in the following areas


  • Positioning & latch
  • Insufficient milk supply
  • Oversupply
  • Engorgement
  • Sore nipples
  • Damaged nipples
  • Tongue tie & Lip tie 
  • Support post tongue and/or lip tie release 
  • Breast pain
  • Mastitis management 
  • Thrush
  • Inverted nipples 
  • Flat nipples 




  • Initial lactation consultations are 90 minutes, in your home, or at the hospital 
  • An assessment of concerns for mother and baby
  • Support with latching and positioning your baby with feeding observed
  • Baby weighed, as needed 
  • Support with using a pump, as needed 
  • Relevant literature and resources for your reference
  • Individualized written breastfeeding plan, as needed
  • Follow up call/text, as needed, within 2-3 days of visit 
  • Professional, nurturing, and individualized care that suits the needs of your family and infant/child

 

 

 

 

 

  •  May be helpful to have any weights for your infant available for the visit, preferably in kilograms or grams  
  •  Know approximately how many wet and dirty diapers your infant has been having over the last 24-48 hours
  •  Have a list of questions that you would like answered during the visit 
 

 

 

Shannon Joyce, Lactation Consultant ,Vancouver, BC

Mommy's

   Milk

Lactation consultant

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What you can Expect During a Breastfeeding Consultation

What you May Want to Prepare for a Consultation 

  • Breast augmentation
  • Breast reduction
  • Twins
  • Premature infants
  • Slow weight gain in infant
  • Cluster feeding
  • Breast refusal concerns 
  • Expressed milk storage and handling
  • Breastfeeding the older baby
  • Weaning 
  • Returning to work 
  • And more...