Rochelle McLean

Lactation Consultant/ Doula

Rochelle McLean simply loves babies, and all things birth-related. She is an IBCLC, Certified Childbirth Educator and Certified Doula and has been supporting women and families professionally for over 15 years. She began working with families and babies more than 20 years ago, and has made her passion a career since 1999. She strives to help each family meet their goals during pregnancy, birth and beyond, lending support and encouragement every step of the way. Rochelle owns Babies in Bloom, a birth center, baby boutique and educational resource in Vista, California.

Episodes for this expert

  • Breastfeeding Challenges: Thrush and Other Infections

    Consistent nipple pain may be the result of a common yeast infection known as thrush. How is thrush normally treated? When should you seek professional help? And how do you know it’s not thrush and must be some other type of infection?

  • Breastfeeding After Cesarean

    Are you expecting to have a cesarean or “belly birth” soon? Are you curious about how your surgery will impact your breastfeeding relationship with your new baby? Get the facts about breastfeeding after cesarean. How soon can you feed your baby? How important is skin to skin contact?

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