In this video we discuss about using a lactation consultant.
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Hi, welcome to mommy matters. I'm Shannon with babyessentials.com. Here to talk to you today about how a lactation consulting can help you. A lactation consultant is someone you're probably going to meet in the hospital or birth center before you even leave if you have express an interest in breastfeeding. Now, a lactation consultant is a great resource when you’re first wanting to breastfeed and kind of establishing that connection with your baby. A lot of people think that breastfeeding is so natural that it's just going to happen on its own. And unfortunately, that is not the case. You and your baby both need to earn how this process works, how to create a good latch. So, a lactation consultant is key at the hospital but also when you first get home and maybe you’ve kind of figured it out and you get home and you just get overwhelmed or things of body may change a little bit that actually make that latch a little bit harder to achieve. And this is a great time to call on that resource again that you just met at the hospital or if you need additional help, you can find a lactation consultant in your area. Often times, they’ll come to your home to they’ll just consult with you over the phone. Your insurance may even cover this. So, it's an awesome resource not be overlooked. Hope this information helps and for more information about lactation consultants, breastfeeding tip in general, please come to babyessentials.com. Thanks and have a great day.