Cindi Denbow CNM, ARNP, IBCLC is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant with an undergraduate degree in Nursing and a graduate degree in Research and Midwifery and has been working with lactating mothers since 2002. She has few greater joys than encouraging mothers, advocating for their rights, and supporting them through challenges in an effort to optimize the breastfeeding experience.

Christy Shields, CLD, CCCE, CLC is a certified lactation counselor who has been supporting women in the perinatal period since 2005. She works closely with the nurse midwife in offering lactation support and education.

Gentle Birth Options, LLC hosts a Breastfeeding support group every Friday from 930 to 1030 in our Niceville Office. This group is open to our midwifery clients as well as the general public.


Due to the volume of clients, we are unable to accept new lactation patients at this time. 


Breastfeeding Help

InfantRisk Center – National Call Center for mothers and providers with questions about the use of specific medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding. 806-352-2519

Breastfeeding in Public Instructional Videos: Nursing TopsLegal RightsPrivacy PropsBreastfeeding with a Blanketwith a Baby Wrapwith a Ring Slingwith a Nursing Cover and a Nursing Shawl, a Mei Tai and with a Pregnancy Band, and Breastfeeding Positions in Public.