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holistic lactation support for growing families

From pregnancy through your entire baby feeding journey, we are here to help.

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home visits

Stay home with your new baby and let us come to you. We bring a baby scale, and supplies and work with you in your own environment to address struggles and concerns.

Only for babies under 2 weeks old.
Travel fees apply.

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Office visits

Come see us at our office
in central Tacoma,
where we will do a full consult, address concerns and work together to find solutions.

"They involved my whole family and because of their direction and support, I had my best postpartum period out of all my children." - D. J. 

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Prenatal Consults + education

Establish care with our practice, discuss your history and any breast/chestfeeding concerns you have, and prepare for the arrival of your new baby.

"A visit with them will take you to the next level of comfort and knowledge..." - J.W.

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virtual support

Stay home and get lactation support
when you need it. Great for following up on a feeding plan, preparing for returning to work, discussing a life transition or troubleshooting basic lactation difficulties.

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Community groups

A safe space for all families with babies to connect and learn together with other parents

we can help with...

Painful feeding
Latch problems
Low milk supply
Tongue tie assessment
Slow weight gain
Clogged ducts

Twins / multiples
Bottle preference
Supplementation plans
Latch technique
Bottle refusal
Fast letdown

Alternate feeding methods
Fussy / gassy baby
Lactation induction
Pumping plans & support
Return to work transition
and more...

You are not just a milk making machine.

Holistic lactation support starts with addressing the WHOLE person - and then finding solutions that makes sense for YOU and YOUR family during your baby feeding journey.

Fern Lactation was founded by Emily Ager, a midwife with years of experience using a holistic approach when it comes to providing support for families during this profound time of transition.

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"Within 3 days my nursing pain went from a 9 to a 5 and is still improving. "

~ Alyssia G.

"Whitney was so helpful, gave me practical instruction I could implement right away, and truly got my breastfeeding journey off to a solid start. I’m so grateful for her care!"

~ Shelby J.

"I'm so glad to have found this place. I was struggling to find a lactation consultant that was doing in person consultations until I discovered this place."

~ Caitie A.

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HOME VISITS | Serving the South Puget Sound area
OFFICE | 4141 6th Ave, Suite C, Tacoma, WA 98406

Free street parking and extra parking in Walgreens parking lot available

Phone: 253-780-1700

Fax: (253) 353-7990

Call or text if you are unable to book online.

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