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Lactation Consultants are experts in feeding challenges. See how we can help you meet your goals.

​​Specializing in nurturing moms, supporting breastfeeding, and transitioning babies to solids. 

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In-home Consultations

1:1 individual in-home consultations are ideal for concerns about latching, painful feedings, slow weight gain, milk supply, bottle refusal, and tummy troubles.  Learn more about our different consultations.

Please note: In-home consultations are are available to residents residing in Virginia, Inside the Beltway. 

Arlington Lactation is your one-stop shop for judgment-free feeding support for your newborn and infant. Our goal is to provide compassionate, evidenced-based feeding support to help soon-to-be, new and seasoned moms blend the art of nursing and optimal nutrition with the science ​of feeding your child.  Our International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) provides individualized, client-centered care, one client at a time. We specialize in complex feeding situations including tongue ties, slow weight gain, and low milk supply. Our mission is to help the whole family thrive while meeting their feeding goals.

Services are offered in the comfort and privacy of your home. 

Home visits are available to residents residing in Virginia, inside the beltway. 

CLASSES and groups

Feeding & parenting classes and support groups are available. ​

​Breastfeeding is about synergy between a mother and her baby

Baby concerns

Weight concerns

  • slow weight gain
  • poor growth
  • supplemental feeds
  • rapid weight gain

Latch concerns

  • tongue/lip tie
  • non-latching baby
  • difficulty feeding at one breast
  • suck dysfunction
  • oral motor issues
  • structural concerns

Feeding tools

  • support with tools such as:
  • bottle refusal
  • weaning from a nipple shield
  • at-breast supplementation
  • using specialized feeding tools

Digestive concerns

  • colic 
  • reflux
  • food allergies/sensitivities
  • unresolved fussiness

Special concerns

  • prematurity
  • multiples
  • traumatic birth
  • medical/anatomical issues
  • adoption, infant/neonatal loss

Older baby/child concerns

  • starting solids
  • nutrition/growth concerns
  • night weaning
  • baby-led weaning
  • expedited weaning
  • sleep concerns

A variety of lactation services are available  

Find what works best for your situation. 

Mother concerns

Supply concerns 

  • low milk supply
  • oversupply
  • weaning support

Pain concerns 

  • nipple pain
  • breast pain
  • mastitis
  • engorgement
  • plugged ducts
  • thrush
  • latch problems
  • not enjoying feedings

Health history concerns

  • breast surgeries
  • prior breastfeeding issues
  • breast health concerns
  • fertility issues

Pumping concerns

  • pump comfort/fit issues
  • supply maintenance
  • support through a transitional phase

Special concerns

  • adoptive/induced lactation
  • lactation after infant loss
  • tandem nursing

Phone consultations

When you have specific concerns, such as low milk supply, plugged ducts, weaning advice, return to fertility, biting, nursing strikes, starting solids, or travel concerns, a phone consultation with a board certified lactation consultant might be appropriate.

Please contact us to schedule.