The IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) is a health care provider trained to focus on the needs and concerns of the breastfeeding family and to prevent, recognize and solve difficulties that may arise during breastfeeding.
The Lactation Consultant has completed comprehensive training and accumulated extensive clinical experience to acquire and perfect skills in breastfeeding management and counselling, including problems and special situations.
A LACTATION CONSULTANT MAY BE SEEN FOR FREE THROUGH THE NIAGARA REGION PUBLIC HEALTH BREASTFEEDING CLINICS.
THE FOLLOWING BREASTFEEDING SUPPORTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR A FEE $$ AND MAY VISIT YOU IN YOUR HOME ON EVENINGS AND/OR WEEKENDS.
Please note not all individuals noted below are certified lactation consultants, the list changes as new services become available in Niagara.
Charlene Quevillon~ B.A, M.A.T, Adv. C.R, C.A., CD(DONA) CCCE, CLE, CNMI, CHBE
DONA Certified Birth Doula
Baby’s First Massage Instructor
CAPPA Childbirth & Lactation Educator
In-home Breastfeeding Support
Private Breastfeeding, Prenatal, Adoptive & Surrogate Preparation & Care Classes
Happiest Baby on the Block Classes
Kirsten MacAulay IBCLC
Private in home breastfeeding consultations
Group and private breastfeeding classes
DONA trained birth Doula
Krista Hilton, B.A.Sc., IBCLC
Nourishing Roots Lactation Services (serving St. Catharines and surrounding Niagara region)
Private in-home pre & postnatal consultations
Comprehensive assessments with Care Plan provided
Full oral & suck assessments for infant (including tongue tie exam)
Group breastfeeding classes; lactation education
Phone & email support