Our Lactation Care Providers are available in Dallas, its North & East Suburbs & Collin County
All four of Natural Beginnings' International Board Certified Lactation Consultants,
visit babies and mothers in their home or an office in Dallas and the surrounding suburban areas. We provide feeding/pumping counseling or in-person services.
Sharon and husband Paul are parents of three grown sons and five wonderful grandchildren. (and all were breastfed!)
Her enthusiasm for breastfeeding began with her first pregnancy and birth, through connections with La Leche League. Her personal breastfeeding experiences with her own children awakened a desire to seek a new direction
for her interests helping women achieve their own goals in natural birth, breastfeeding, parenting, alternative health choices and good nutrition.
In professional private practice for more than 30 years she has provided nursing and pumping assistance for hundreds of nursing mothers and their babies. Finding 'the source' of the breastfeeding problem is Sharon's gift, and her
focus is on 'Enabling women to achieve confidence as mothers'
Sharon Mattes | IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant)
Degreed professional and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant with over eighteen years of experience in helping mothers and babies with; breastfeeding management, lactation education and outpatient one-on-one lactation consultation. Ability and experience in the management of complex lactation issues for both mother and baby. Breastfeeding subject matter expert, educational lecturer and frequent guest speaker on breastfeeding topics for Salem Radio network.
Cleo is a mother of two adult children and became an IBCLC in 2014 to continue her work helping mothers achieve their breastfeeding goals. She has assisted mothers in the Collin and Dallas County Areas as La Leche League Leader for over 17 years. I have always been fascinated by the technical aspects of breastfeeding and the science that supports evidence based care of mothers through education and support. As an IBCLC, I have a commitment to excellence and the highest standard of care for my clients.
Cleo Marchese | IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant)
Diana has been helping mothers achieve their breastfeeding goals since 2004, earning her IBCLC in 2011 and focusing on Private Practice Lactation care.
Diana is a mother of three children, all breastfed. Her practical breastfeeding knowledge coupled with her IBCLC Certification, provides her with empathy for mothers overcoming Lactation issues and the training to effect needed change.
She specializes in women struggling with oversupply and overactive letdown, transitioning mothers to a more normal supply which is a common challenge.
Diana is fluent in Spanish, feeling her calling is helping multi-cultural mothers with their breastfeeding issues.
" Puedo ayudarle con su problemas de lactancia. ".
Diana Gifford | IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant)
The mother of four adult children, breastfed for various lengths of time and four grandchildren, Linda has served mothers and babies since 1977. Her first birth experience sparked a deep desire to help mothers get off to a good start breastfeeding. She served as a La Leche League Leader and administrator for eleven years, then returned to school to obtain the courses required to become an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.
After passing the board exam, Linda entered private practice. She has over 17 years of experience serving mothers of multiples, pre-term and special needs infants, breast reduction/augmentation surgery, adoption, low milk supply in both the complex and more typical breastfeeding situations.
In addition to lecturing at a variety of birth-related conferences, Linda also works as a DONA-Approved Birth Doula Trainer, Childbirth educator and Birth Doula.
Linda Worzer | IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant)