The Owner and Founder of Nutmeg Consulting, Angela Grant Buechner, is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)
, Registered Nurse, Birth and Postpartum Doula and Educator, who has spent over 20 years working with new mothers, babies and their families. Angela has also worked in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at a major, Toronto teaching hospital as a nurse for over 15 years, has worked as a Childbirth Educator for Peel Public Health, and since 2009 has worked as an NICU Lactation Consultant. Angela is a published author of a textbook chapter on Breastfeeding Challenges in the NICU, she is a member of a Baby-Friendly Initiative committee, is a Breastfeeding Educator for Health Care Professionals, and has presented at the Mount Sinai Hospital/University of Toronto Maternity are Conference.
Angela is a mother of three exclusively breastfed children and she knows the benefits and rewards of breastfeeding, but also understands that there are often challenges to overcome. As a Lactation Consultant (a specialist in Breastfeeding) she understands the importance of providing NON-JUDGMENTAL support to help you reach YOUR breastfeeding goals, no matter how things are going. Angela offers Private Breastfeeding Prep consults or classes, and she can come to your home or hospital room to help with Breastfeeding challenges once your baby is born.
Angela has also worked as a Birth Doula since 1998, and has been privileged to attend almost 100 births ranging from beautiful home births to amazing C-sections (and everything in-between!). Angela has experienced 2 natural, un-medicated births and a wonderful cesarean birth, and is happy to offer support to all mothers who wish the support of a Birth Doula, no matter what kind of birth you want! Angela has built a team of wonderfully supportive, non-judgmental Birth Doulas who also believe in providing care for all types of birth!