Lactation & Breastfeeding Help and Services

Lactation & Breastfeeding Help and Services

The RIGHT Support Can Make All the Difference!

Nichole Wagner BScN, RN, IBCLC, CKC

Nichole is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), Registered Nurse and Certified Kangaroo Care Specialist, who has spent over 17 years working with new mothers, babies and their families. Nichole began her career working in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at a major, Toronto teaching hospital. After relocating back to Kitchener-Waterloo, Nichole continues to work at the local community NICU, and since 2012 has been the NICU Lactation Consultant. Nichole has also been a Public Health Nurse with the Region of Waterloo for the past five years, and is familiar with many of the local community supports available to families. 

Nichole is the mother to two boys, who understands the importance of breastfeeding, but also experienced her own breastfeeding challenges. This allows her to provide expert, non-judgemental breastfeeding support to help you reach YOUR breastfeeding goals! 




Lactation Consultant Services

  • Full infant assessment, including weight check 
  • Help with breastfeeding latch, position and comfort while feeding
  • Preventing and managing poor latch, nipple pain, and breast engorgement
  • Assisting you to create a plan when supplementation has been suggested or has been neeeded
  • Screening for lip/tongue ties
  • Expertise with multiples, preterm and late-preterm infants
  • Assistance to increase milk supply
  • Help with hand expression and pumping
  • Review of newborn behaviour and feeding cues
  • Advice about rental or purchase of breast pumps, breastfeeding equipment or baby supplies





Testimonials

What moms have to say about Nichole

"As a new mother I didn't realize how challenging breastfeeding my newborn would be. I was exhausted and recovering from a c-section. Breastfeeding was not coming naturally. I was frustrated, crying a lot. I wanted to give up. Nichole offered me calming reassurance that I could do it and used a hands on approach to get me through the tough beginning days. She showed me how beautiful breast-feeding is and helped me bond with my baby. Because of Nichole I went on to breast-feed my baby girl for a little over two years.I truly appreciate all the time she put into helping and encouraging me. "

-Daniela


"After given birth to my triplets, I was lucky enough to meet Nichole through the hospital. Feeling overwhelmed with the breastfeeding process, Nichole was always so caring and supportive while giving professional guidance and advice. She went above and beyond with my breastfeeding process but also with my pumping journey! I couldn't have done any of this without her helping hand and would highly recommend Nichole to all new mommies!"

-Shawna

Call Now for your Private Home Visit!

Uptown Lactation Services in Waterloo is available weekend, evening, and 'urgent' appointments in your own home or hospital room. 

Uptown Lactation Services

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

(519) 589-8915 ( Call or Text! )