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Lactation Support 

Ashley Fore has been caring for mothers and babies for more than a decade. After earning her master’s degree in nursing from the University of Virginia, Ashley gained a wide range of clinical experience relating to pregnancy and childbirth. Ashley is a certified Maternal Newborn Nurse (RNC-MNN) and she has held labor & delivery, postpartum, and newborn nursing positions at UVA Medical Center, Winnie Palmer Hospital in Orlando, Florida (one of the busiest delivery wards in the country), and Sibley Hospital in Washington, D.C. Ashley’s interest in lactation consulting grew when she worked for Ameda – one of the nation’s leading breast pump companies – which put her in touch with many hospitals and lactation consultants in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and the Carolinas. This role let her see best practices within the breastfeeding-support community and better understand the many challenges that new mothers face when learning to feed their babies and use a breast pump. In 2014 Ashley became an Internationally Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), the gold standard in lactation. After earning her IBCLC certification, Ashley worked as a lactation consultant with Momseze, a telemedicine breastfeeding-support company. Most recently, Ashley worked in private practice with Lou Lamb at Breastfeeding Blues & Bliss. Ashley is incredibly grateful for Lou’s guidance and friendship over the years, and she’s excited to expand lactation care in the Charlottesville area. Ashley’s clinical interests include management of oversupply, healing damaged nipples, pump flange fitting and troubleshooting, preparing to go back to work, and prenatal consults. Ashley lives in Crozet with her husband and children. In her free time she enjoys volunteering with the Junior League of Charlottesville, baking, and running.

We’re supporting a growing movement of cooperative feeding. The Share the Drop app matches breast milk donors to recipients while helping families build a network of supply and support. Donate breast milk or find a breast milk donor. Share the Drop app: Search by distance to donate breast milk or find breast milk donors near you. Filter by specific criteria such as allergies, food sensitivities, lifestyle, etc. Match by age with families that have similar aged infants. Make the Drop by meeting your breast milk share match in person to make the exchange

Photography

Laura Rogers is a fine art photographer residing in the mountains of Charlottesville, Virginia USA. Laura's background in visual merchandising and fashion retail buying gives her a keen eye for composition when shooting with local and international clients. Her relationship with her yoga practice, doula work, and tending to the earth while gardening keeps Laura connected to the natural world. This deep connection creates a sense of raw purity in her photography. Since childhood, she has been taking photographs and she believes that visual stills remind us of the moment at hand more than any of our other senses as humans. Laura loves creating a personal collection of photographs for families during monumental moments in life and would be honored to document your new family! Pricing - starting at $750 for birth photography, and $405 for 30 minute newborn sessions.

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