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Rebecca VanGelderen is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and Registered Nurse (RN).

 As the only private practice Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) in the Bowling Green area, Rebecca is dedicated to providing knowledgeable evidence based breastfeeding information, along with compassionate emotional support.

What is an IBCLC? An IBCLC is a health care professional that provides the highest level of lactation specific support. IBCLC's provide clinical management of a wide variety of breastfeeding situations from simple to the most complex.

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What can Rebecca help with

 Prenatal Breastfeeding Education

Painful Latch, Damaged Tissues

Low Milk Supply

Clogged Ducts, Mastitis, Engorgement

Breast Refusal

Bottle Feeding/Bottle Refusal

Tongue, Lip, and Cheek Ties (TOTS)

Functional Oral Assessments

Pre/Post Frenectomy Preparation

Oral Habilitation

Whole Body Rhythmic Movements

Prior to becoming a Private Practice Lactation Consultant Rebecca cared for the smallest of babies while working as a Registered Nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.  While working as an RN in the NICU, Rebecca gained expert clinical skills in infant care, and assessment. 

Rebecca has been helping families with lactation since 2015, and has been serving the families of southern Kentucky since 2019 after opening Naturally Nourished Lactation Consulting. Rebecca has a private, warm, and inviting office in the heart of Bowling Green, KY.

Rebecca is a TOTS: Tethered Oral Tissues Specialty Trained Professional 

and has completed Advanced Lactation Consulting courses including,

The Oral Habilitation of The Breastfeeding Dyad.

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100% Insurance covered Lactation Consultations

Breastfeeding support for a family that wants to breastfeed should be the standard of care. The benefits of breastfeeding are undeniable yet the resources to support families have been overlooked. In an effort to ensure families can use their benefits for support Rebecca has partnered with The Lactation Network.

 PPO plans include BCBS, BCBS Anthem, Cigna, and United Health Care.

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 Rebecca is beyond amazing. Because of her gentle guidance, uplifting encouragement, and wealth of knowledge, I had the help I needed to exclusively nurse my third baby for a whole year! I never thought I would be able to achieve this accomplishment as I was unable to nurse my first two babies. I saw Rebecca a few days after my third baby's birth and saw her throughout the year. She showed me what it really meant to get a "deep latch" within the comfort of my home. She was always helpful and up to date on the most recent research of nursing/breastfeeding. If you have any need or questions about lactation, she is the best resource in BG. I am so thankful she was a part of our BF journey.


Having Rebecca as our IBCLC was truly such a great experience. She was really informative, professional and caring. Her kind demeanor and expertise in lactation working with my premature twins really made all the difference for me! We had latching issues and to be honest, it wasn’t until I got a good nursing session with my twin A, that I got to bond with her for the first time! (That oxytocin, am I right!?) I’m so thankful for all the help and support that Rebecca was able to provide for us. She truly is the best resource during the first several weeks with your little one! I’m honestly going to miss our lactation sessions!


Rebecca was a huge help in getting my baby deeper and giving clear tips for working on getting him to “loosen up.” She gave us advice for a technique I’d never heard of despite it being my third baby and myself working in the OB field. She is very patient and gentle and down to earth and professional. She also sent me a link that was very quick and easy for verifying insurance coverage and taking care of that step for me. I recommend her to any mother/baby.


I cannot say enough wonderful things about Rebecca. My daughter and I had an extremely difficult breastfeeding journey and Rebecca never gave up on us. She was so encouraging and easy to communicate with at any time. I truly don't believe my daughter and I would be breastfeeding today if it weren't for Rebecca's help. We are forever grateful!!


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