If you ask Pamela McFadden how she feels about being a part of HumanKind’s Therapeutic Foster Care program (TFC), she’ll tell you she’s learned a lot and gained a family—but she hasn’t always felt that way.
Healthy Families lactation counseling is unique because its provided in the home at no charge to families who may not have otherwise considered breastfeeding.
The service begins prenatally as our Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) meets with newly enrolled Healthy Families clients. Our CLC:
Not only does our CLC offer individual support, she also holds two monthly breastfeeding groups.
In both groups, the CLC promotes baby wearing, skin-to-skin contact, nutrition and wellness for mother and baby, and introduces health and bonding activities like cooking and yoga.
For more information, please contact our Certified Lactation Counselor at 434-485-8136.