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Frequently Asked Questions
What is a lactation consultant?
Lactation and breastfeeding consultants are trained to teach mothers how to breastfeed their baby. They can help women experiencing difficulties with breastfeeding, such as latching issues, painful nursing, and low milk production.
What do lactation and breastfeeding consultants treat?
Maple lactation and breastfeeding consultants can help with many things, including but not limited to:
- Latching difficulties
- Questions about positioning
- Painful nursing
- Breast engorgement
- Baby feeding issues
- Breast pumping concerns
- Emotional support
When should I call a lactation consultant?
It’s recommended that you connect with a lactation and breastfeeding consultant if you’re experiencing difficulties with latching, sore nipples, infant sucking problems, or excessive infant weight loss.
Can a lactation consultant help with pumping or bottle feeding?
Yes! Lactation and breastfeeding consultants have a wealth of knowledge and can assist with pumping and breastfeeding on a professional level. They’ll also be able to guide you through breastfeeding myths, some of which we talk about in our blog.
Can I see the same lactation consultant every time?
Yes, if you’d like to see the same lactation and breastfeeding consultant, simply book an appointment and select the same consultant.