Breastfeeding Services

Breastfeeding Support

Guiding Star Siouxland Lactation Support resources:

LATCH – Breastfeeding Support Group – Mondays, 9am-11am
Baby Weigh Clinic – Mondays, 9am-11am
LATCH – Facebook Group
LATCH Lactation Class

Lactation Counselors

Amaris Garcia, CBE, CBC, CLD, SBD, SpBCPE – Birth and Lactation Services

Amaris currently makes her home in Sioux City, IA with her husband and two children. She has received various certifications and completed training for childbirth educator, breastfeeding counselor, birth doula, bereavement doula, postpartum doula, and herbalism.  She is passionate about supporting families with evidence-based resources and natural, holistic options that recognize the beauty of God’s perfect design in the human body. She is also bilingual and enjoys being able to support Spanish speakers.

Amaris - Guiding Star Orange City

Nursing Lounge and Baby Weigh Station

Our nursing Lounge and baby Weigh Station are open at anytime Guiding Star is open, no appointment needed. Come in enjoy easy parking, a soft chair, a drink and encouraging support. Our Baby Scale is available to weigh your baby to build confidence as you reach your breastfeeding goals.

Breast Pumps

Need a Breast pump, part, or bottles? We accept donated Breast pumps and we can help you get one if needed.  

Breast Milk Sharing Program

We have donor milk available from local mamas with extra to share. Click here to learn more!

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