Stacy L. Notestine RN, BSN, IBCLC

Hello! Welcome to my website and thank you for visiting.  I have had the privilege of caring for moms and babies for over 26 years.  As an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant(IBCLC) since 2005, my goal and promise to families is to support, encourage and meet you where you are at in your parenting journey. The definition of successful breastfeeding is different for every woman. Many women have the notion that breastfeeding should be easy and natural. Often this is not the case. As a lactation consultant in private practice, I am here to help in those circumstances. My approach is kind and embraced with warmth and guidance as we work together to come up with a realistic plan. I would be honored and feel privileged to be a part of this very special and vulnerable beginning in your baby's life.
My entire career has been interwoven with moms and babies! This includes labor and delivery nursing, inpatient and outpatient lactation, NICU and private practice lactation experience. I have also shared my passion of the birth process, baby care, infant massage, multiples, and breastfeeding education during my career with families and staff alike. In addition to my private practice, I am the NICU Lactation Educator for Nationwide Children's Hospital for a staff of over 400 nurses.  I have completed 2 levels of an evidence based Reiki program (light touch therapy)and will complete the master level in December 2017. Another love I am looking forward to adding to my practice is Prenatal and Mom & Baby yoga, also in December, when my 200 hour yoga teacher training is completed.
On a very special note, I am the proud mother of four beautiful breastfed children (Taylor, Nick & Cody-twins, and Zack) and a "Glam-ma" to a sweet & spunky Amelia Rosalee. My youngest child was one of the best surprises in life! He taught me a lot about difficulties with nursing and about how patience, practice, and persistence can reap great rewards. Thank you T, N, C, Z and A, my family, and to all my babies and their families for being an inspiration to me in my practice!






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