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Breastfeeding Assistance and Support

Joy MacTavish, MA, IBCLC, ICCE, CD(DONA, PALS), PCD (NAPS)

Provides complete lactation support and breastfeeding and parenting classes including a Breastfeeding and Return to Work evening class.  Information about Joy can be found at soundbreastfeeding.com or call her at 206-225-8295

Catherine Fenner IBCLC

Provides complete lactation support including home visits and classes.  More information about Catherine can be found at Nurture New Life.com. or call her at 206-920-3084

Shirly Mittelman IBCLC, PCD(DONA)

East side lactation support, including home visits and a drop-in group on Fridays at Eastside Natural Medicine.  For more information about her services call Shirly at (425) 442-7012 or email her at shirly@best-feeding.com

Here are a few more experienced IBCLC’s who may be able to support you…

Michelle Bielicki at (206) 412-1776 michellebielicki@outlook.com

Betsy Hoffmeister at (206) 353-9334 betsy@betsysbabyservices.com

Brandi Crockett at (425) 327-7491 mountainmamalactation@gmail.com

Emily Healy at (206) 949-3076

Camie Jae Goldhammer (206) 854-7592 camie@camiegoldhammer.com Generally works with families South of I-90 to about Kent/Renton. This includes West Seattle/Burien etc. Camie facilitates the Columbia City Breastfeeding Drop-in Group. It is free.

Nurturing Expressions

West Seattle’s own little gem of a boutique store offering products and information for all things breast.  Nurturing women at all ages and stages of life.  A breastfeeding support drop-in group is held on Wednesdays but check their Facebook page for confirmation and updates each week to confirm.  206.763.2733

Professional Education

Beyond Birth Seattle

Conferences for lactation consultants.  Information at Beyond Birth Seattle

Bastyr College, The Simkin Center

Breastfeeding education for Doulas.  Information at bastyr.edu/simkin-center

Parenting Services and Support

Great Starts Birth and Family Education of Parent Trust for WA Children

Great Starts provides childbirth education and early parenting classes to expectant parents and new families in Seattle and the Puget Sound region.  Visit parenttrust.org or call 206-789-0883 for more information about classes.