7 Things You Might Not Know About Lactation Consultants
FRANÇOIS PILON / ISTOCK
I’m a lactation consultant, but I started out as a mom.
I became a mom before I knew what a lactation consultant really was or what they did, before I knew about the Mommy Wars, the shaming of breastfeeding moms, and the shaming of formula-feeding moms.
I just wanted to breastfeed my son, and it was damn hard. He wouldn’t latch. Every time I put my breast near his mouth, he turned his nose up