Lactation and Feeding Therapy
Laying the foundation for healthy feeding from birth
MS, CCC-SLP, IBCLC
Anne is a Speech Language Pathologist and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, specializing in feeding and swallowing with newborns through childhood. Anne has over 17 years of experience working within the pediatric acute care hospital setting including the NICU, the outpatient setting, as well as home health. Anne has a special interest in tethered oral tissues and the impact tongue and lip ties have on feeding and oral development. Anne is excited to share her knowledge and help problem solve general to complex feeding issues. She will support you and your family as you navigate feeding development with your child.
Preparation and Planning:
Prenatal classes and consultation
Prior breastfeeding issues
Fetal anatomical issues
Prior breast surgeries
Pain when nursing
Tongue and lip ties
Low weight gain
Baby led weaning
Coughing, choking, gagging
"Anne provided me with valuable information on what to expect when breastfeeding. I felt prepared to embark on our breastfeeding journey when my son arrived"
"I was so close to giving up. Anne coached me through and cheered me on along the way. She is passionate about breastfeeding and the wellness of mother and baby"
"Anne gave me the confidence to breastfeed successfully. She understood the stress and frustration that comes with breastfeeding. She was caring, concerned and very knowledgeable"
Serving the greater West Michigan Area including: Holland, Zeeland, Grand Haven, Jenison, Hudsonville, Grandville, Wyoming and Grand Rapids
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