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Old 04-25-2010, 06:58 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Hi Everyone,

My cousin just gave birth naturally to a beautiful baby girl. She is awesome!

She is having some latch issues. She has seen 2 lactation consultants. I just want to throw this out there in case anyone has a great recommendation for a lactation consultant or breastfeeding support resources.

Baby is a little jaundiced and not overly interested in nursing. Mom is very committed to breastfeeding.

Thank you!

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Old 05-03-2010, 03:08 AM
 
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Has she been to the LLL of Fairfax? They have a blog - http://lllfairfaxcity.blogspot.com/ - with meeting info and phone numbers for advice

Hope she can find some help!

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She also could try this...

http://www.inova.org/healthcare-serv...ng-centers.jsp

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INOVA Loudoun has free drop in breastfeeding support every Wednesday at 1:30 for latch checks.
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Old 05-11-2010, 01:30 PM
 
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It's worth a drive into the city to the Breastfeeding Center on K St. http://www.breastfeedingcenter.org/ Pat Shelley is awesome and can solve anything!! They offer great free classes, too (but make sure to get there early b/c the office is small and they are popular!). There is a parking garage right next door to the bldg. the center is in.
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