Real support for your breastfeeding concerns
I believe you can create your own unique relationship with breastfeeding that supports both you and your baby when you have the right support.
Breastfeeding isn’t one size fits all. I provide compassionate care whatever your infant feedings goals are
| breast | pump | bottle |
Currently providing both in person and virtual lactation support via telehealth
In person appointments at The WOMB Guelph – 15 Lewis Rd, Guelph ON or in home by appointment
My clients come to me for support with
Latch Challenges: Your baby has a shallow or painful latch. You’re using a nipple shield and/or having trouble positioning them or any other concerns you have about their latch.
Milk Supply: You’re struggling with low supply and need help to increase your supply
Starting Solids: You’re not sure when or how to start or what it means for your milk supply
Prenatal Education: You are expecting a baby and want to learn more about breastfeeding. You have questions about milk supply, pumping or milk storage
Pumping: You’re currently pumping and need some support and answers to your questions including bottle feeding
Feeding Older babies: If your 4+ month old is going through a milestone that’s affecting feeding I can help. Through teething, biting, distraction and more including support for weaning.
I will help you through your challenges and provide you with reassurance and support
You are in the right place
What moms are saying about working with me
I am here to help you! I offer one on one support to help you reach your breastfeeding goals, whatever they may be.
Hi! I’m Alex Wachelka. I am an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and mother of two and I’m here to help make breastfeeding an easier, more enjoyable experience for you so you can spend more time enjoying your baby.
Breastfeeding my first child is how I discovered my passion for lactation and breastfeeding support. I help you feel seen, heard and validated while helping you reach your breastfeeding goals with a non-judgmental, supportive and holistic approach. I am dedicated to ensuring you feel well supported and confident in how you feed your baby.
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Work With Me
I am here to support you and your breastfeeding relationship. Whether you want to learn more about breastfeeding, are currently struggling with painful feedings, supplementing or planning to wean, I will help you feel confident.
Real support from a lactation consultant and mother of two.
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Get ready to dive into all things lactation and breastfeeding and how you can achieve a confident feeding experience whether breast, pump or bottle!
What’s on the blog…
How to Hand Express
How to perform this Press, Compress and Release method to collect milk Updated March 27th 2023 Hand expression is a valuable skill for all lactating parents to have. It is not cost prohibitive because all you need is your hands!…Keep reading
How to Start Solids with a Breastfed Baby
Updated May 15th 2023 Starting solids is such an exciting milestone! Your baby has reached a new developmental stage and they are about to try foods other than breastmilk or formula for the first time. This milestone can also bring…Keep reading
Five Signs Your Baby Has A Good Latch
Updated September 21st 2021 How are you supposed to know if your baby has a good latch when the most common thing you hear about breastfeeding is that it can hurt? While it’s common to hear this because yes, some…Keep reading
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