Compassionate Lactation Consulting

lactation counseling

Compassionate Lactation Consulting

Because every drop counts

As a International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, I can help you with:

Latch Observations • Weighted Feeds • Prenatal Education • Equipment and Infant Feeding Method Assistance • Flange Fittings • Breast Pump Education • Managing Oversupply • Increasing Low Milk Supply • Encouragement through Re-Lactation • Introducing Solids • Returning to Work and Weaning and more!

I am here to support you and your lactation goals. I will work with you and your baby to ensure that your needs are being met and you feel supported and heard.

Hi, I'm Kristi Cortina

International Board Certified Lactation Consultant

I have been helping families achieve their infant feeding goals since 2019 when I embarked on my own journey with my daughter. I had no idea what I was doing when it came to breastfeeding! I met with a lactation consultant in the hospital and she asked me one question and then I never saw her again. I knew then that I never wanted anyone else to experience this "help". I then pursued my IBCLC and started my IBCLC journey in 2020. I completed all of my requirements to become an IBCLC and became certified in 2023. I want to help change the way the world views breastfeeding and I want to empower a new generation of breastfeeding women!

Kristi

Lactation Counsultant for Phoenix Area Families

I believe that all infant feeding journeys are important and all parents deserve to be empowered, supported and heard. Instilling confidence in oneself is a crucial part to having a successful journey. I cannot bottle up confidence and give it to you, but I can help build your confidence and offer guidance to help you make the best choice for yourself and your family.

Empower

One of my goals is to empower parents through building confidence and education while striving to share evidence-based information that is encouraging and non-judgmental. You are worthy and capable of a breastfeeding journey that you are proud of.

Support

Optimizing support for breastfeeding/chestfeeding families should begin as early as pregnancy and continue through postpartum and beyond. The decision to breastfeed can increase life-long positive impacts on the nursing parent and the baby.

Educate

Providing evidence-based information can help parents make better-informed choices about infant feeding for their unique family dynamic. I also provide unbiased support throughout the entire infant feeding journey and will tailor all support and education as it continuously changes.

Schedule a consult today to achieve all of your infant feeding goals

Frequently Asked Questions

lactation counseling

"Never quit on the hardest day. My body is amazing and wonderful, and I love all the things it can do."

If you find yourself in need of urgent lactation care, I will be in touch within the next 1 hour. I understand the value in fast responses as your feeding challenge is very important!

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