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What is a Lactation Consultant?
With a focus on preventive health care, Lactation Consultants encourage self-care, empowering parents to make their own decisions, prenatally and postnatally.
Lactation Consultants use a problem solving approach to provide appropriate information, recommendations and referrals.
Lactation Consultants work in a variety of settings, with a diverse population of families, women and their babies.
In private practice, consulting in their rooms, at your home or at the hospital; in maternity units, neonatal intensive care units and special care nurseries; in lactation clinics, maternal and child health services, parenting centres and in general medical practices, paediatric and obstetric practices.
Some lactation consultant also work in other capacities: as a physician, childbirth educator, doula, midwife, nurse or other professional along with their lactation consultant skills.