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CCMH lactation consultants help mothers be successful at breastfeeding

(Gillette, Wyo.) - Twelve weeks into her pregnancy, Alexis Blizzard was shocked to learn she was having twins. Already the mom of two young boys, she wondered how she would keep up with four children. She had breast fed her other children, but the thought of breastfeeding two was overwhelming.
Certified Lactation Counselor Dianna Moore met with Alexis while she was in the hospital and immediately shared that she too had breastfed twins. Dianna also shared with Alexis not only some tips she learned having breastfed her children, but also things she's learned through the years working through her lactation counselor education.
"She called me at home a few times to make sure everything was going OK," Alexis said. "Having someone to talk to is important to achieving your breastfeeding goals." Read more at www.cchwyo.org/Alexis.
You can learn more about services CCH offers expecting families at The Early Years Family Expo on May 14! Click here for more details.
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Feature Image: Alexis Blizzard, left, holds Iris while her husband Roderick footballs the three boys (L to R) Samuel, Nathanial and Roddy / Pitchengine Communities