Offers virtual services
MARY FRANCELL
Lactation Consultant
Bellingham, Washington
26 years of experience
N/A
About me

I'm a board certified lactation consultant (IBCLC) committed to helping parents achieve their breastfeeding and chestfeeding goals with nurturing, nonjudgemental clinical care. Lactation consults are available in your home, through telehealth or in my cozy home office in Bellingham’s Fairhaven neighborhood. Whether you are pregnant or planning to induce lactation, are dealing with challenges, want to exclusively pump, or need help with back to work/school issues, I would love to be your lactation consultant!

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Notre Dame (1982)

Master of Arts in Business, University of Wisconsin (1984)

Additional health sciences coursework, Georgia State University (2014)

Certification and training

International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (2020)

Licensed Lactation Consultant, state of Georgia (2020)

Memberships and affiliations

International Lactation Consultant Association

United States Lactation Consultant Association

Area Professional Liaison, La Leche League of Washington

Credentials
IBCLC MA RLC
Specialties
Adoption Babywearing Birth and Lactation Breastfeeding Assistance and Support Breastfeeding Consultation Breastfeeding Support Evidence-Based Care Exclusive Pumping/Bottle Feeding Fathers' Issues Herbal Postpartum Care Infant Care Lactation Consultation Latch Issues LGBTQ+ Low Milk Supply/Over Supply Multiples Newborn Care Nipple and Breast Pain Parenting Parenting Support Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Perinatal Mood Disorders Postpartum Adjustment Postpartum Depression Returning to work (pumping, breastmilk storage, etc) Telehealth
Languages

English

Accepted insurances
Aetna Aetna Better Health Anthem Blue Cross Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Cigna First Choice Health GEHA Meritain Health Premera Blue Cross Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
Service introduction

I offer lactation consultations in your home, at my office or over telehealth. I can help with a variety of issues: prenatal preparation, inducing lactation, relactation, sore nipples, slow weight gain, refusal to latch, low milk supply, oversupply, breast pain/infections, exclusive pumping, bottle refusal, weaning, toddler nursing, pumping and other back to work/school issues, and more!