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Lactation Consultant

CERTIFIED LACTATION CONSULTANT

FREE EXPERT ADVICE AND SUPPORT FOR BREASTFEEDING YOUR BABY

PROVIDING BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT FOR ARKANSAS VALLEY

A Certified Lactation Consultant can show you how to: Position and latch your baby, help you breastfeed after a caesarean birth, make sure you have plenty of milk, breastfeed more than one baby, prevent most breastfeeding concerns, find solutions if breastfeeding is uncomfortable or not working well at first, breastfeed a premature baby or a baby with special needs, use a breast pump, breastfeed when your baby is sick or in the NICU, breastfeed after you return to work or school, and feel confident that you can breastfeed for as long as you and your baby want!

Expert support for: Tongue tie, sore or damaged nipples, twins, breast milk supply issues

Please call Bent County Public Health for breastfeeding help or advice and to schedule an appointment to meet with our experienced lactation consultant. Appointments available Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Our consultants are also available after hours and weekends and can be reached through Bent County Public Health’s Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/BentCPH/

Brandy Fernandez, CLC
701 Park Ave.
Las Animas, CO 81054
(719) 456-0517
spc@bentcph.org