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Nourishing Babies Naturally at GCBC


The majority of breastfeeding challenges can be avoided with proper prenatal instruction and help within the first 2 days after giving birth to your baby. Please recognize that problems tend to worsen without the appropriate care. The following is a list of challenges/services for which you may need the assistance of an IBCLC:

  • Low milk supply

  • Oversupply / Overactive Let-Down

  • Sore/Damaged nipples

  • Mastitis 

  • Thrush/yeast

  • Recurrent plugged ducts

  • Infant suck assessment

  • Reflux precautions

  • Slow weight gain

  • Weight loss 

  • Breast and/or nipple pain

  • Tongue-tie 

  • Twins/Multiples

  • Jaundice

  • Late preterm infants (born between 35-37 weeks)

  • Pre-term (born less than 35 weeks gestation)

  • Returning to work

  • Weaning

  • Breast Pumps

  • Refusal to breastfeed

  • Relactation/induced lactation (adoptions)

  • Public speaking/breastfeeding advocacy

  • Prenatal Breastfeeding Classes

  • Weight checks - The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all breastfed babies be seen by a Healthcare Provider knowledgeable in breastfeeding management within 2-4 days of life for a weight check, observing for jaundice, and management of breastfeeding concerns. 


If you did not see the service you are seeking, please contact GCBC for additional information.

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