When to call an IBCLC

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  • Baby not latching on

  • Sore nipples

  • Engorgement or mastitis

  • Supplementing with formula

  • Low milk supply

  • Baby not gaining weight well

  • Over supply or overactive let down

  • History of previous breastfeeding difficulties

  • History of breast surgery or maternal medical condition

  • Premature baby

  • Strategies for back to work and using a breast pump

  • Reassurance

 
Babies are always more trouble than you thought, and more wonderful.
— Charles Osgood