Nurse/ Lactation Consultant
Official "Ask the Expert"
Cindy Leclerc is a Canadian Registered Nurse and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant from Saskatoon, SK. For over 20 years, she has been helping new families get started with breastfeeding. She is intrigued by technology and all things online, actively using social media to promote breastfeeding.
In addition to working one on one with breastfeeding families, Cindy and colleague Jana Stockham provide answers for new parents on their website, cindyandjana.com. They teach prenatal breastfeeding education and have recently launched an online 12 video prenatal breastfeeding class to help parents avoid the most common breastfeeding hurdles. Their free iPhone app NuuNest is available on the App Store.
Episodes for this expert
Breastfeeding in Rural Communities
We often take for granted having modern conveniences at our fingertips. But for many moms who do not live in urban communities, these plans look a little different. What if the nearest hospital was 40 minutes or more from your house? What if you only have one health clinic in your town? What does it look like for a mom seeking breastfeeding support right after birth in these circumstances? Today we’re talking about what it’s like to breastfeed in a rural community.
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