I maneuvered through slow weight gain, use of and transition from a nipple shield, lip and tongue ties issues and maintaining my supply after returning to work at 7 weeks PP all without the guidance and support of an IBCLC. Had I known about and invested in one sooner the start of my journey could have been much more manageable.
The opportunity to leave a ripple effect in a families health by providing hope and guidance along their journey.
Hospital, outpatient, virtual
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CBS-Certified Breastfeeding Specialist
Labor Day weekend 2018 after my sister saw how I lit up when talking about breastfeeding.
To be the change I wanted to see in this field, to be an available option for those who prefer a provider that looks like them, to inspire others to choose it for a career path and to be a judgment free zone for parents who choose to provide their milk to their littles.
Breastfeeding is not transactional. It's an investment.