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I love Birth.

I love Breastfeeding. 

I find myself saying these things over and over; they are part of me. This is who I am.

And now I am living my dream- helping families give birth and breastfeed. I am honored to do this work, to be a part of so many families at such an important time in their lives.

My whole life, I wanted to be a mother.  I was thrilled to be pregnant, and my experiences during my transition to motherhood shaped me. I quickly found that helping others through their personal journey to motherhood was my calling, and I have spent many years learning about birth and breastfeeding to professionally help other families.

I feel called to this work, and I feel grateful that I can follow this dream. As a wife and mother of a daughter & son, my family is on this journey with me. They too believe in this work for me.

My philosophy is to support my clients in any path they choose, and keep giving options so they are informed of their decisions. I am often reminded how much goes into a breastfeeding relationship, and the countless small and big things that impact breastfeeding. Every family is different, and I deeply feel that each family should make the decisions that are best for them. 

Thank you for allowing me into your life and to be a part of your journey into motherhood, weather it is for the first or fifth time. With every child, you are birthed again as a parent.  I am grateful to be a part of this experience with your family.

I enjoy providing breastfeeding home visits to locations all around Syracuse, NY and throughout CNY. I regularly travel to Baldwinsville, Liverpool, Clay, Cicero, North Syracuse, Bridgeport, Camillus, Marcellus, East Syracuse, Kirkville, Minoa, Fayetteville, Manlius, Jamesville, DeWitt, Cazenovia, Chittenango, Skaneateles, Auburn, Lafayette, Pompey, Tully, Fabius, Fulton, Oswego and beyond. Travel fee may apply for locations over 30 miles from Baldwinsville. Contact me to see if I will travel to your area.

~ Jen Deshaies


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