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301-652-4933

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240-482-1544

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240-638-9730

 

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Lactation Consultant & Services

Holly McClain is a board certified lactation consultant and pediatric nurse who has been with Capitol Medical Group since 1994. She is an invaluable member of our team and helps in all aspects of feeding. Holly can be part of the 1st newborn office visit along with the doctor, or nurse practitioner, to help the mother and baby with feeding and baby care. 

#1 Holly can assist with issues, such as:

  • latching difficulty and soreness
  • engorgement
  • low supply/oversupply
  • pumping and returning to work
  • weaning from breasts
  • medications
  • breastfeeding supplies

#2 You can also purchase/rent hospital grade pumps, pump parts, and most supplies from our breastfeeding office.

#3 Some helpful links:

  • kellymom.com  - This is a great site for breastfeeding.
  • lactmedThe LactMed database contains information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed.
  • Stanford Study- This video demonstrates some ways that pumping mothers can increase production, done by the Stanford University Hospital Newborn Nursery.
  • Paced bottle feed video (youtube) - A video that demonstrates paced bottle feeding.
  • Power Pumping-This is a link for information about another way to increase supply, and to only try for 3-6days.