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A lactation consultant or specialist is often a nurse who has been
trained to teach and advise women about breast-feeding. Lactation consultants
may be associated with birth units in hospitals.
Lactation consultants are often most helpful for women who:
Current as of:
November 14, 2014
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Mary Robbins, RNC, IBCLC - Lactation Consultant
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