Certified Lactation Specialist
The Womans Center Certified Lactation Specialist The Woman’s Center has a Certified Lactation Specialist (CLS) available daily during office hours. Rebekka Lindsay, RN, CLS has been trained, educated and certified in assisting breastfeeding mothers. The primacy focus of a CLS is to provide support to breastfeeding women and manage different breastfeeding circumstances. Some breastfeeding issues include: proper latch, low milk supply, engorgement, and proper use of pumping. Our CLS is available for questions, concerns, and meetings concerning breastfeeding to provide on-site lactation education and counseling. Contact our office for any breastfeeding needs for you and your baby.

Some Benefits to Breastfeeding

• Includes all the nutrients, calories, and fluids your baby needs to be healthy.
• Easier for baby to digest.
• Protects baby from illnesses such as ear infections, pneumonia, and viral infections.
• Decreased likelihood of allergies and dental problems.
• Appropriate jaw, teeth, and speech development.
• Reduced rates of breast cancer and ovarian cancer for mothers.

Breastfeeding Resources:

www.kellymom.com

www.lowmilksupply.org

www.mobimotherhood.org

www.aap.org

www.lalecheleague.org