About Us

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Our Approach

Our vision is that families will have the professional high quality breastfeeding support that will enable them to meet their unique feeding goals. We are International Board Certified Lactation Consultants and Registered Nurses with extensive experience in home care, hospital, and pediatric office, preterm babies and multiples.  We provide home visit lactation consults to families on the South Shore and Southeastern Massachusetts.

Our Story

We have been friends and colleagues for over a decade, working together at a local community hospital. One evening, we were out having dinner and talked about the lack of breastfeeding support in the community.  We decided to enter into private practice offering families prenatal education and lactation consults in the comfort of their own homes. We provide the support that is desperately needed to support families. As mothers ourselves, we recognize the importance of continued breastfeeding support.

Common issues we can help with:

  • Engorgement, plugged ducts and mastitis
  • Breast pain or nipple pain/damage
  • Latch and positioning challenges
  • Milk supply issues
  • Weight gain issues
  • Pumping, returning to work, weaning

 

Meet the Team

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Colleen Harland, RN, IBCLC, LLC

Colleen has been an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant since 2002. Colleen's experience includes maternal child health nurse in hospital as well as private practice. Her experience will help you achieve your own unique breastfeeding goals.

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Lynne Ricardo, BSN, RN, IBCLC, LLC

As a 1989 graduate of St. Anselm College, Lynne's focus throughout her career has been pediatrics and maternal-child health. In 1997, Lynne became an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. With her expertise in infant feeding, she will help you develop a personal breastfeeding or pumping plan of action.

Next Steps...

We know babies don't only feed on weekdays so we have evening and weekend availability. Don't see a convenient time? Contact us and we will try to accommodate your needs.