Hi, my name is Sandra and I offer support to help you achieve your breastfeeding goals. I am an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and also a Breastfeeding Counsellor, supervisor and trainer with the Association of Breastfeeding Mothers.
I offer consultations in your own home, and generally cover Bristol and North Somerset but please get in touch even if you live outside these areas . You can contact me on 0753 554 2408 for further information or by using the contact form on this site.
If you live in South Gloucestershire or North Somerset, your Health Visitor can refer you to a Breastfeeding Clinic for an appointment with a Lactation Consultant or specialist midwife for free. There are also many breastfeeding groups across Bristol, South Glos and North Somerset offering social support and encouragement with breastfeeding. Click on this link for more information: http://www.barnardosbreastfeeding-bristolandsouthglos.co.uk/local-support.html If you are being cared for by Health Professionals in BANES you can referred to a specialist in an early days feeding group in Bath, for free.
With regard to tongue ties....Infant feeding specialists in St Michaels and Southmead hospitals can assess and divide tongue ties. You can be referred to them by your Midwife, Health Visitor or GP. If you are looking for a private practitioner to do this for you, please go towww.tongue-tie.org.uk
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