Lactation Consultant

Dr. Chantal Barry  B.Sc., M.Sc. MD, CCFP, IBCLC

Dr. Barry is a family doctor specialized as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). With five children of her own, Dr. Barry has in depth knowledge and understanding of parenting, family chaos and fun, and the ins and outs of feeding challenges that many families face.

Breastfeeding is a journey most first time moms often feel ill-prepared for. Sometimes challenges seem overwhelming but are usually overcome with prompt expert help. Dr. Barry has been honoured to assist families achieve their breastfeeding goals since 2014.

Dr. Barry has a keen sense for identifying and managing a myriad of complex issues which may interfere with the natural feeding connection between parents and their infants.  She expertly assists with latch, tongue tie, lip tie, inverted/flat nipples, low supply, over supply, inducing lactation, tandem feeding a toddler, mastitis, plugged ducts, twins, preemies, congenital abnormalities, cleft palate, Down Syndrome, feeding plans, reflux, yeast infections, diaper rash, teething, weaning, starting solids, and anything else that comes her way!  It takes a village to raise a child, and Dr. Barry is excited to be a part of the Shifra Community, which supports your village.