Professional lactation support to help you meet your feeding goals
As neonatal healthcare specialists, the team at Lactation Care Connection is here to collaborate with you to best meet your baby’s nutritional needs with breastmilk. As moms, we understand how difficult that can be and we are here to help. There’s no one-size fits all approach to breastfeeding and we are passionate about developing a personalized feeding plan that best fits your family’s current needs and future goals.
Amber Barnes RN, BSN, RNC-NIC, IBCLC
Amber started her nursing career in the Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse (NICU) in 2006 and has been there ever since. She realized after a few years in the NICU, the importance of having qualified, professional assistance for breastfeeding. This inspired her to become an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant in 2015. She has been practicing as an RN and IBCLC in the NICU, Family Care/Postpartum unit and outpatient clinics ever since. Amber loves assisting moms and babies work through obstacles to establish an amazing breastfeeding relationship. The breastfeeding journey is different for everyone, and she has a passion for supporting moms on their chosen path.
Anne Albi, M.S., CCC-SLP, IBCLC
Anne graduated from Rush University with a masters in Speech Language Pathology in 2008 and has been working in the hospital setting since that time. In 2009, she began her career in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, working with premature and medically fragile infants with dysphagia and feeding difficulties. Throughout her time in the NICU, Anne had the opportunity to learn how to best help moms and babies bond through breastfeeding. Personal breastfeeding challenges with her own two children in 2014 and 2017 only intensified Anne’s desire to help moms and babies. After 5 years as a Certified Lactation Specialist, Anne became an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and looks forward to using her personal and professional learning experiences to support more moms and babies on their breastfeeding journey.