I nursed my first son for 30mos (he self-weaned in the third trimester of my second pregnancy), and I am currently nursing my second son (3mos of age)
The opportunity to support women on their breastfeeding journey and empower them to trust their bodies in providing for their babies.
NICU, outpatient/home setting
Myself, my husband, my 2 sons (3yr old and 3mo old), and a Brittany Spaniel
Reading and family time
I first became interested as a bedside NICU nurse but knew that it was my calling when it became a personal passion of mine during my breastfeeding journey with my first child.
I became an IBCLC because I saw a system that was lacking the necessary support and resources for mothers and their babies. I wanted to become a part of that change. I wanted to educate mothers and support them throughout their breastfeeding journeys.
To trust your instincts and follow your baby's cues.