Clinic Hosts Launch of New Breastfeeding Guide

Anna O’Donoghue, Lactation Consultant and Practice Nurse with a copy of her book at its recent launch.

Scotia Clinic, Tralee hosted the launch of ‘Your Guide to Breastfeeding’ by Anna O’Donoghue, Lactation Consultant and Practice Nurse on Thursday, April 8th.

This resource provides guidance and reassurance to new mothers while nursing their babies.

She has been a practice nurse for the past 17 years and has been working with the clinic for the past eight.

She has written numerous articles for her peers and provides a wealth of resources to her patients.

All Aspects Of Breastfeeding

This booklet provides practical advice on all aspects of breastfeeding such as what to expect in the first two weeks after birth, while establishing your breastfeeding to common issues that arise. Many new mothers wonder if their babies are getting enough milk, and this is outlined within the booklet, including a guide to amounts depending on age.

There is also an illustrated guide to show different positions while breastfeeding along with useful tips on expressing and storage of milk.

Consultations on Phone / E-mail

During the pandemic Anna has adapted the way she provides support to her patients.

She can provide consultations via phone/e-mail or in-person along with posting useful information within her social media platforms.

Classes are also available online and include a follow up phone call with mothers to ensure all is going well.

Welcoming a New Addition

If you are welcoming a new addition to your family or are having challenges with your new baby, you can contact Anna on 087-285-1915 and she can arrange a home visit.

Anna is the proud mom of three so she understands the challenges and rewards that come with being a mother.

For more information contact Orla Enright Walsh, clinic practice manager on 066 7181100.

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