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Lactation Consulting

There are many benefits to breastfeeding/bodyfeeding, including:

    • It’s the best source of nutrition for most babies, and changes as the baby grows to suit their needs
    • Helps to protect babies from many illnesses and diseases
    • Enhances their immune system
    • Convenience
    • Helps reduce the likelihood in the lactating parent against many illnesses and diseases

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends breastfeeding/bodyfeeding for at least 2 years if possible. With the many challenges that may arise throughout one’s lactation journey, support from our IBCLC Michelle can help you reach your goals.

What is an international board certified lactation consultant (IBCLC)?

An IBCLC is someone at the highest level of accreditation in supporting families and their lactation and feeding goals. IBCLCs provide support with breast/bodying feeding challenges, milk supply, expressing/pumping milk, weaning, and more. 

Our lactation consultant is an IBCLC and a Registered Nurse, so you know you are recieving excellent, comprehensive support.

Michelle offers in-clinic and virtual support options and can be covered through some insurance providers.

Prenatal Lactation Support

It can be beneficial to see an IBCLC while pregnant to equip you with knowledge on how to navigate common feeding challenges, make a plan based on your feeding goals, and know when to seek help.

Postpartum Lactation Support

An IBCLC can provide support through feeding challenges, including:

    • Pain while breast/bodyfeeding
    • Baby not gaining weight
    • Supply (too much, or possibly not enough)
    • Difficulty with latching
    • Positioning issues
    • Expressing/pumping milk
    • Clogged ducts and mastitis
    • Oral restrictions and post-frenectomy support
    • Bottle feeding

Direct Billing

We direct bill with dozens of providers! We highly encourage you to check with your policy if it covers lactation consulting or services with a registered nurse as not all policies cover this service.

If you don’t see your provider listed below, we can still give you printed and/or emailed receipt for you to submit on your end. We encourage you to reach out to us if your provider isn’t listed below so that we can work to get them added!

Alberta Blue Cross



Canada Life

Canadian Construction Workers Union (CCWU)

Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan





D.A. Townley

Desjardins Insurance

Equitable Life of Canada

First Canadian Insurance Corporation

Group Medical Services (GMS)


IA Financial Group


Johnston Group

Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) Local 183 and Local 506



Maximum Benefit

People Corporation



Union Benefits

Nest Integrative Wellness is a multidisciplinary health and wellness clinic that also operates as a social and physical hub for group gatherings and activities. Our space is accessible, inclusive, surrounded by an abundance of free parking, and is located at 10608 124 St in Edmonton.

We support all members of the general public, and every team member of Nest has specialized training and interest in supporting those in their perinatal journeys – including those who are trying to conceive, are pregnant, have recently given birth, or are seeking supports through loss. We welcome individuals and families from the greater Edmonton area, and offer telehealth for various disciplines.