Who We Are
Simply the Breast helps moms give their breast through advanced-practice lactation consulting services provided by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). Lactation is complicated because you are working with a dyad–therefore, it is not only the baby, it is also the mom who must be considered in the breastfeeding/feeding relationship. This is different than any other healthcare field! It takes a skilled practitioner who can assess both mom and baby separately and weave them together to determine what is going on.
We also have a background in research methods and statistics, so we take pride in staying up on the latest research pertaining to breastfeeding and child development. It is important to us that we can keep you up to date with the cutting-edge information in the field. Simply the Breast is here to provide you with compassionate support to reach your breastfeeding goals and help you overcome any breastfeeding challenges you may face on this sweet journey.
We have over 380 hours of continuing education relevant to baby’s breastfeeding and lactation. General areas include:
- Infant sleep
- Infant development
- Musculosketal issues of breastfeeding
- Milk supply
- Breast infections/mastitis
- Ankyloglossia (Tongue-tie)
- Oral habilitation of baby
How We Got Here
Our interest in lactation began when we first saw a video on a baby’s God-given ability to breastfeed immediately after birth. The inborn reflexes that a baby has and the design of a mother’s body, coupled with the beautiful act of mother and baby bonding through breastfeeding…we were in awe! When we learned that most mothers have some sort of difficulty with breastfeeding, we were convinced of the importance of this field and wanted to help moms during this precious time in their lives. With an interest in nutrition, a background in research, and a passion for moms and babies, what more perfect fit than helping moms breastfeeding?! Thus, Simply the Breast was founded to help moms give their breast, with complete support, to reach your breastfeeding goals.
We consider it a joy and privilege to share in this precious time with you and your baby! Simply the Breast would love to learn more about you and your breastfeeding journey, and see how we may be able to assist you! Please contact us today at (805) 484-4828 or email us through the Contact Us Form.
Check out this brief video on a baby’s first latch (baby led) just like the 20 minute video which sparked our interest in breastfeeding.
Simply the Breast provides lactation consulting services and prenatal breastfeeding education to Ventura County…