Do you have some questions about nursing? Breastfeeding circles or support groups are some of the best places to go to get them answered. There have been great reviews about the lactation consultant Andrea Syms-Brown, who leads a nursing support group at GUMBO in Boerum Hill.
If you can’t make her group, there are other groups and private lactation consultants to choose from. Visit our Lactation Consultants/Support Groups page. (By the way, you can go when you are pregnant and get some great tips pre-baby.)
Support Group with Certified Lactation Consultant, Andrea Syms-Brown
Wednesdays, June 30, July 14 & 28, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. $15. Please call and let us know you will be coming.
For thousands of years, mothers have breastfed in “women’s circles”, benefiting from the vast experience and knowledge of others. There are often vast differences between babies raised on breastmilk and those who are not. Being part of a group that shares the joys, concerns and challenges of breastfeeding can be both powerful and tremendously rewarding. Brown bag your lunch, nurse and snuggle with your baby. An opportunity to meet other new Moms and quided by Andrea Syms-Brown, explore the joy, and unravel the mysteries of breastfeeding and Mothering in modern times. Andrea Syms-Brown is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. A native of Trinidad and Tabago, she is well-established in New York having worked as a independent Newborn Care Specialist/Educator as well as a Certified Infant Massage Instructor. She is Dir. of Education on the NY Lactation Consultant’s Association Board of Directors and founder of Baby in the Family which provides support and education to families in New York City and the Tri State area.
Details: Gumbo 493 Atlantic Avenue (bet. Nevins & Third) Brooklyn 11217 718-855-7808