Lauren Pilger is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), committed to providing accurate breastfeeding information as well as practical and emotional support to nursing moms in the Colorado Springs area.
An IBCLC is a health care professional who specializes in the clinical management of breastfeeding. IBCLCs are experienced in a wide variety of complex breastfeeding situations.
Lauren offers one-on-one consultations, home visits, classes, and group support.
During a home or office visit, you can expect Lauren to:
get to know the history of mom & baby and conduct a physical examination
check baby for oral restrictions such as tongue tie and lip tie
address how to increase and/or maintain milk supply
assess baby at breast
work with mother and baby to achieve comfortable latch and positioning
weigh the baby before and after a feed
discuss management of feeding and active problem-solving
help with setting up and using a breast pump properly, including sizing mom for correct flange size if necessary
develop a customized, written care plan based on the assessment that will guide the family for the next few days/weeks
make a referral to a specialist (such as a pediatric dentist, cranio-sacral therapist, or chiropractor) if needed
help you feel more secure and confident in managing your family’s needs with practical tools and non-judgmental, empathetic support
Get in touch today and find the support you need!