Breastfeeding Works

Breastfeeding Counsellors are usually breastfeeding mothers who have been trained to support other breastfeeding mothers. Some breastfeeding counsellors will offer private consultations for a charge. Lactation Consultants can also offer support. A Lactation Consultant is someone, not necessarily a mother, who has obtained the qualification by taking an internationally validated exam, demonstrating a high level of knowledge and skill about breastfeeding and lactation issues. Some Lactation Consultants provide those services in the course of their jobs within the NHS and some offer private consultations, usually within peoples' homes for a charge.

Breastfeeding Works

Sarah is a Registered Midwife and Lactation Consultant. She makes home visits and spends approximately two hours with you and your baby.

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Sarah Brown is a Registered Midwife and Lactation Consultant. She makes home visits and spends approximately two hours with you and your baby. During this time she will assess how your baby is feeding and offer specific guidance and suggestions to address your particular problems. This is followed up with advice and support by phone.
I can offer practical solutions and guidance to help solve any of the following problems:

• Painful breastfeeding – sore and cracked nipples
• Difficulty positioning and attaching the baby to the breast
• Babies reluctant or unable to feed at the breast
• Breast feeding babies with special needs and premature babies
• Mastitis
• Colic and reflux
• Forceful let down or too much milk
• Thrush
• Breastfeeding and returning to work
• Achieving and maintaining a good milk supply
• Breastfeeding twins and multiples
• Breastfeeding following breast reduction surgery
• The assessment of a tongue tied baby and any necessary referral for treatment if required
• Breastfeeding an adopted or surrogate baby and relactation
• The introduction of complimentary foods


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