Breastfeeding Support offered at Mama’s Instinct is offered by Bex an experienced Breastfeeding Specialist and Breastfeeding Counsellor (BFC).
Bex has over 6 year of experience and has been working with breastfeeding mothers since 2013. Of which 5 years have been supporting mothers and babies within community based settings as a volunteer as a Breastfeeding Peer Supporter. Since August 2017 Bex has been working in a paid Breastfeeding Support role in London. In November 2019 Bex started volunteering for a Breastfeeding Charity. Bex is also a mother of two boys who were breastfeed with all its ups and downs (you can read the story of breastfeeding her first son here.
November 2019 Bex became an accredited Breastfeeding Counsellor and has insurance to cover all private practice.
Bex has also completed 2 day UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative training.
For the past two years Bex has also attended quarterly workshops as a form of supervision called Reflecting in the Art of Lactation Practice. See Bex Qualifications for more details.
I support mothers and babies in the comfort of their own home or over video call over the internet and on the telephone.
I offer antenatal support and breastfeeding education before baby is born. I have experience in preparing mothers for their breastfeeding journey when they are have complication in pregnancy and they know or are preparing for an induction of labour or a elective caesarean.
I have experience in working with mothers who have gestational diabetes, type 1 diabetes, preeclampsia, placenta praevia, Obstetric cholestasis (OC) also known as Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy (ICP) also mother who are preparing for Virginal Birth After Caesarean (VBAC).
I have experience of working with first time mothers through to mothers who have delivered their 11th baby who have all asked for my services.