If you are an expectant, new, or experienced parent who is struggling with breastfeeding or just want to make sure you have all the information needed to get off to a great start with breastfeeding you are not alone! My name is Heather Evans and I am an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant, providing classes and home visits in the east valley (Mesa, Gilbert, Apache Junction, Queen Creek, San Tan Valley).
I’m passionate about helping you reach your breastfeeding goals and providing the support and resources needed to help you do so.
I help families with a wide range of topics and have over 7 years of experience working with breastfeeding families. If you are unsure about breastfeeding, in pain, worried about milk supply, pumping, worried about returning to work, full term breastfeeding, or working on weaning I can help. You don’t have to struggle alone
An International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) is a healthcare professional who holds the highest credential as a specialist in the clinical management of breastfeeding. IBCLCs are credentialed by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners. Some items an IBCLC can assist with are:
– Prenatal counseling regarding factors that may affect breastfeeding
– Education about practices that may affect breastfeeding
– Positioning and latch
– Concerns about milk supply or milk transfer
– Nipple or breast pain
– Lip and tongue ties
– Milk Expression and storage
– Strategies for returning to work or school
– Introduction of Solids
– And more