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Ellen Schwerin, IBCLC

Lactation Consultant

Ellen is an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant providing in-home visits to families in the San Francisco Bay Area who would like expert breastfeeding education and help. Whatever your goals or issues are, you can count on Ellen to provide professional, caring, non-judgmental, and evidenced-based support.

Ellen can help you with all aspects of your lactation/breastfeeding journey:
- Education on breastfeeding and normal newborn behaviors before your baby arrives, which can help lessen anxiety
- Newborn consultations when you’re home from the hospital
- Issues that may arise, such as fussy baby, slow weight gain, tongue tie, painful nursing, plugged ducts, not enough milk, too much milk
- Teaching Therapeutic Breast Massage for Lactation for engorgement, plugged ducts, mastitis, breast pain
- Going back to work consults to set up a workable plan, including pumping
-Consults for twins or tandem nursing
- Helping parents induce lactation (if you have a surrogate or are adopting, and want to breastfeed/chestfeed)
- Weaning from supplements, bottle feeding, pumping and breastfeeding


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