Breastfeeding Services

Breastfeeding Support

Guiding Star Orange City Lactation Support resources:

LATCH – Breastfeeding Support Group – Mondays, 9am-11am
Baby Weigh Clinic – Mondays, 9am-11am
LATCH – Facebook Group
LATCH Lactation Class

Lactation Counselors

Lacy Kern, RN, BSN
Lacey lives in LeMars and enjoys serving at Guiding Star on Mondays and Wednesdays. Lacey loves supporting moms on Mommy Mondays and Lactation consults as she completes her Lactation Consultant Certification.

Lacey’s Lactation Packages:

  • Prenatal Package – 1 prenatal appointment, 1 postpartum appointment within a week of delivery or at the hospital, and 1 follow up appointment about six weeks after delivery. This package also includes check-ins as needed for extra support via phone, email, or in person.
  • Postpartum Package – 1 postpartum appointment within a week of delivery or at the hospital, 1 follow up appointment about six weeks after delivery, and 1 follow up appointment before mother returns to work (about eight weeks postpartum or longer). This package also includes check-ins as needed for extra support via phone, email, or in person.

Make an appointment for a complementary Breastfeeding Consult or just walk in on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9am-11am.

Amaris Garcia, CBE, CBC, CLD, SBD, SpBCPE – Birth and Lactation Services

Amaris currently makes her home in Sioux City, IA with her husband and two children. She has received various certifications and completed training for childbirth educator, breastfeeding counselor, birth doula, bereavement doula, postpartum doula, and herbalism.  She is passionate about supporting families with evidence-based resources and natural, holistic options that recognize the beauty of God’s perfect design in the human body. She is also bilingual and enjoys being able to support Spanish speakers.

Amaris - Guiding Star Orange City

Nursing Lounge and Baby Weigh Station

Our nursing Lounge and baby Weigh Station are open at anytime Guiding Star is open, no appointment needed. Come in enjoy easy parking, a soft chair, a drink and encouraging support. Our Baby Scale is available to weigh your baby to build confidence as you reach your breastfeeding goals.

Need a Breast pump or part? We accept donated Breast pumps and we can help you get one if needed.

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