Hello! I’m Kyleen. A very warm welcome to Lactation Connect, a consulting business to educate, guide and support expecting and new mothers on their own very personal breastfeeding journey.
I have over ten years experience and countless hours of continuing education directly linked to pre-natal, post-partum and lactation support as a Registered Nurse and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.
Having had the absolute pleasure and privilege of supporting new mothers in those all-important early days post birth, I was continually met with the same concerns on a daily basis regardless if it was a mothers first, third or fifth baby.
These concerns were frequently centred around breastfeeding; more specifically, conflicting information from a number of sources, coupled with what mothers felt was a lack of breastfeeding education available during pregnancy and adequate breastfeeding support upon arriving home from hospital.
As a mother myself, who has experienced these exact complaints, I realised that expanding my knowledge was vital in extending the support I was providing for mothers and their babies.
I developed a deep interest in the science and management of lactation and lactation care and strive to provide a level of support to new mothers that educates, empowers and fosters belief in themselves that their breastfeeding goals are achievable, effective and sustainable.
Lactation Connect was founded to provide evidenced based information and individualised care to new mothers and their families, whereby they feel; informed, supported, heard, respected and reassured in their breastfeeding journey.
Lactation Connect acknowledges every mother and baby are their own unique team; with each family unit different to the next and as such understand that there is not a one size fits all approach to breastfeeding support.