Ellen T. Simpson, IBCLC - Private Practice International Board Certified Lactation Consultant
Serving breastfeeding mothers and babies in the Tampa Bay area since 1997
I am a board certified lactation consultant and have been providing breastfeeding consultations and pump rentals through my private practice in the Tampa Bay area since 1997.
Breastfeeding is nature's way of feeding our babies. However, new mothers sometimes have personal and medical conditions that challenge efforts to breastfeed. Myapproachis to offerbreastfeeding helpthrough evidenced-based informationso that you may make decisions about feeding your baby thatmeet the specific needs of you and your baby.
I also rent hospital grade breast pumpsand carry a wide selectionof breastfeeding productsincluding breast pump accessory kits and parts.
The birth of a child is an exciting time. If you need help with breastfeeding your baby, my years as a lactation consultant allow me to assist you in achieving a satisfying nursing experience.
Rental of Hospital-grade Breast pumps
Breastfeeding Products for sale
What is an IBCLC?
The International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) credential identifies a knowledgeable and experienced member of the maternal-child health team who has specialized skills in breastfeeding management and care.
Why use an IBCLC? An IBCLC has studied lactation related disciplines in depth, and has passed a rigorous exam set at a mater's degree level of difficulty.
An IBCLC has demonstrated knowledge to:
work together with mothers to prevent and solve breastfeeding problems
collaborate with other members of the health care team to provide comprehensive care that protects, promotes and supports breastfeeding
encourage a social environment that supports breastfeeding families
educate families, health professionals and policy makers about the far-reaching and long-lasting value of breastfeeding as a global public health imperative.