CNC Lactation Support & Classes

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Breastfeeding is more than just a way to feed your baby.  It’s a relationship between you and your baby with many different emotions.  As a Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC)*, my role is to support you in reaching your own unique breastfeeding goals - whether you want to nurse for 2 weeks, 2 months, or 2 years.  There are no hard and fast rules for what breastfeeding should look like.  You are the expert when it comes to your baby.  We will work together to come up with an individualized plan that works for you both.  I provide expertise and experience, as well as emotional support and encouragement to boost your breastfeeding self-confidence.  CLCs are often the only member of the healthcare team whose primary focus is on maintaining the breastfeeding relationship, so I serve as a breastfeeding advocate for you and your baby too.  

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Free Prenatal Breastfeeding Consultation
This is a complementary service to help parents prepare for breastfeeding.  Create your own breastfeeding plan and get answers to your questions before it’s time to breastfeed. 
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Step by Step Anticipatory Breastfeeding
Avoid problems before they start!  Let Amanda contact you at critical times in the early weeks of breastfeeding to address any concerns, and talk about what can be expected at each stage.  
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Lactation Services for Bradley Method Clients
If you have take a 12-session Bradley Method class from Amanda Dean, you’ll receive a discount on lactation services.  
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New Client Lactation Services
We are happy to offer services to all families in the Longmont area, regardless of taking one of our classes or the type of birth you have.  
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Free Breastfeeding Clinic
Our free clinic is open to all families.  This is a great place to get answer questions, troubleshoot latching difficulties, do weight checks, and more.  
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Breastfeeding Classes & Groups

Biological Breastfeeding Class
Biological Breastfeeding is an evidenced-based class, that gives parents the most current information and techniques available.  We use innate feeding behaviors and biological reflexes to make breastfeeding as easy as possible right from the start.  It sounds like a lot, but Biological Breastfeeding means less to know and remember!
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Breastfeeding in the First 24 Hours
This class covers everything you need to know for the first few latches.  We’ll discuss why this sacred time is so precious and how to make the most of it.  Parents who utilize the techniques in this class have a much easier start to breastfeeding and fewer milk supply concerns.
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La Leche League of Longmont
Amanda Dean is also a LLL Leader in Longmont.  La Leche League (LLL) is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, education, information, and encouragement, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.  
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*The Certified Lactation Counselor certification is the premier National Certification in Lactation Management for the United States.  The CLC certification is awarded by The Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice. CLCs are members of the healthcare team who can provide knowledge and counseling about optimal and suboptimal breastfeeding. CLCs are dedicated to the promotion, protection, and support of breastfeeding and human lactation in their work to prevent and solve breastfeeding problems. They understand that breastfeeding works best when it is the cultural norm.  CLCs work within a counseling model, understanding that breastfeeding decisions are made by the parent, and working to help her to reach her own unique breastfeeding goals. | 303.601.5689
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