While not all mothers choose to nurse, studies show that those who prefer to are often unable to or discontinue earlier than desired due to lack of education and support. But they’ve found that a certified lactation consultant can positively alter the trajectory of a nursing mother’s breastfeeding journey.
Are you hoping to breastfeed your baby? A lactation consultant can be a key component in ensuring this goal to happen and to help sustain it. While breastfeeding seems to “click” for some mothers, it involves a steep learning curve for most—after all, your baby is learning how to feed for the first time, too!