Congratulations for choosing to breastfeed your baby!
Providing this optimal nutrition for your baby should be a positive experience that meets YOUR goals and ensures a healthy baby.
Whether you are a new or experienced mother, it's not uncommon to face difficulties that leave you feeling discouraged, concerned, or uncomfortable. Most of these challenges can be overcome with the support and expertise Melinda offers as a Family Nurse Practitioner and Board Certified Lactation Consultant.
Call today to set up an appointment!
MSN, ARNP, Family Nurse Practitioner,
International Board Certified Lactation Consultant
Most insurance accepted!
Breastfeeding medicine is a relatively new specialty concentrating on evaluation and treatment of feeding difficulties of breastfeeding mothers and infants, including:
- Difficulty latching or sucking
- High or low milk supply
- Breast or nipple pain
- Slow infant weight gain
- Return to work concerns and plans
- Premature or special needs
- Induced lactation/relactation
520 Lilly Rd NE Bldg 3,
MSN, ARNP, FNP, IBCLC
As an RN caring for families during and after childbirth, Melinda has supported South Sound mothers as they begin their breastfeeding journey for more than 20 years. She received her Master's Degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Frontier Nursing University in 2011, and focuses her practice on assisting families in reaching their breastfeeding goals.