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Mothers facing breastfeeding difficulties can call the lactation consultant at Dubai Hospital on 04-5026169 or Latifa Hospital on 04-2193286 between 7.
As a lactation consultant she provides her services to pregnant women and their husbands as they prepare for the birth of their babies, so that they know what to expect and how to get breastfeeding off to a good start.
The lactation consultant had mentioned an online organization called Eats on Feets (a play on Meals on Wheels) that might offer donor breast milk.
Smith, a founder of the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE), offers 800 multiple-choice questions for reviewing breastfeeding knowledge when studying for the IBLCE certification exam.
This article is written especially for evening and night shift postpartum nurses, as they must often initiate teaching without the aid of a lactation consultant (Mantha, Davies, Moyer, & Crowe, 2008).
I asked to see the lactation consultant at the hospital and also left a message for the hospital pharmacist to contact me.
A lactation consultant is usually the best person to contact for advice.
ILCA is the international professional association responsible for the certification of lactation consultants and the advancement of the profession through leadership, advocacy, professional development and research.
As a result, the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners was formed, initiating the new professional role of lactation consultant (International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners, 2007b).
As a lactation consultant, I am always amazed by the omission of the vast amount of research done by James J.
All those problems can be addressed by a certified lactation consultant, which most maternity wards and some pediatric groups have, notes Ms.
board-certified lactation consultants into the shelters to start working directly with the mothers who wanted our help," says Katy Lebbing, herself an international board-certified lactation consultant with La Leche League International, an organization that supports and promotes breastfeeding.