Rachelle Markham

Lactation Consultant

Rachelle Markham has been a professional nanny for over 20 years (both part & full time) working with well over 100 children. She completed her lactation consultant training at UCSD in 1999 and went on to become an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Rachelle has worked in the hospital setting – seeing patients in L&D, postpartum and NICU – as well as running the hospital out-patient clinic and weekly breastfeeding support group. Rachelle has worked in private practice settings, at local community health clinics and enjoys helping moms in online support groups. Rachelle lives in North San Diego County and enjoys creating floral designs, hunting for vintage treasures and traveling.

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  • Breastfeeding Your Baby: Establishing Your Breast Milk

    As a new breastfeeding mom, one of your top objectives is to establish a good milk supply for your growing baby. How often should you nurse to bring in your supply? How important is skin to skin contact with your baby? What can you to do help regulate an oversupply so you don’t feel engorged? Moms with new babies speak out about what worked best for them!

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