Breastfeeding: Why Kelly Maher Carvell Thinks You’re Overthinking It

Mama, are you feeling overwhelmed with breastfeeding? If so…this is the conversation for you. Kelly Maher Carvell is a Certified Lactation Counselor who specializes in holistic lactation support with her innovative telehealth lactation practice while you’re bumping and through weaning. What I love about Kelly is that for her, it’s all about helping mamas overcome their breastfeeding concerns and supporting them…

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