Lactation Consultants

What is a lactation consultant?

Lactation Consultants are highly experienced, trained and qualified to help parents and babies to breastfeed. They are knowledgeable in all areas of lactation and can help with both basic and complex breastfeeding challenges. Certified Lactation consultants are regulated by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners and work within a code of professional conduct.

Childhealthy recommended lactation consultants are listed below:

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Heidi Nowalany


Heidi Nowalany is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), registered with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners. Heidi has been supporting families with infant feeding for over 10 years.

Heidi specialises in complex breastfeeding issues, including milk supply, oral function and development, continued nipple pain, induced lactation and re-lactation, breastfeeding after breast surgery, breastfeeding multiples, returning to work, infant sleep as it relates to feeding and functional issues, introducing solid foods whilst breastfeeding, and overall maternal physical and mental health whilst breastfeeding.