Providing caring and knowledgeable breastfeeding support for families.

Kamloops Breastfeeding Services offers convenient, professional and personalized clinic and virtual appointments for families to support and assist them to meet their infant feeding goals. Booking available online for clinic and virtual appointments.

Breastfeeding Essentials Course

Jocelyn Haight, RN, BSN, IBCLC

I am a registered nurse who works part-time in labour and delivery at Royal Inland Hospital here in Kamloops.  I have been working in hospital and helping families with breastfeeding since early 2013.

What is a Lactation Consultant?

A lactation consultant (IBCLC) is someone with health and biology knowledge who has taken specialty breastfeeding education.  They are often, but not always, people working in healthcare, such as doctors, nurses or dietitians.

Lactation Articles

Talking about Fed is Best

June 16, 2021

You are not being troublesome or problematic by wanting to feed your baby in the way you choose. Regardless of whether it is breast, bottle or a combination you should have support to feed your family in the best way possible that will work physically, economically, mentally and emotionally for all of you. No matter how your breastfeeding journey begins and ends it should be supported throughout.
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Caring for Newborns

April 6, 2019

Newborns and new mothers are a specialized and vulnerable group of patients within a healthcare system.  Newborns have no voice to advocate for themselves or their care and the responsibility to care for them as well as possible is placed on healthcare providers and systems.
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March 10, 2018

Breastfeeding can be exhausting, exasperating and seem never ending.  I’ve been thinking more about this lately as I've returned to work and am witnessing new babies and families figuring out the early days of breastfeeding.  I'm on the other end of my breastfeeding journey now and it's a very different place.
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