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Becoming A Certified Lactation Educator Counselor

August 5, 2012

In celebration of World Breastfeeding Week I wanted to share why I became a Certified Lactation Educator Counselor (CLEC), what it entails and provide information to those who are interested in pursuing this path. I believe we go through challenges in life to overcome them, learn from them and use those experiences to help others who are going through a similar process. Most of us have heard that breastfeeding is natural but doesn’t always come easily. I thought because I read a breastfeeding…

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Creating A Positive & Fulfilling Birth Experience

June 1, 2012

I believe for women to feel good about our births, we need to own our births by being prepared, well-informed, and making sure we have the right kind of support. Although there is much about the labor and birthing process that we cannot predict or control, we can empower ourselves by choosing baby and mother-friendly care providers and hospitals/birth centers, knowing our options, being an active part of the decision-making process and trusting in our ability to birth– all which will enable us…

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