Nurse-Midwife, Lactation Consultant
Kristina Chamberlain is a certified nurse-midwife, women’s health nurse practitioner, and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She graduated from the midwifery and women’s health program at the University of Washington and has worked with women and their families for over 10 years in a variety of roles. Currently, she is in private practice in the Seattle area, specializing in gynecology and lactation services. She is a member of the adjunct faculty at Bastyr University in the midwifery program. Kristina has written for a variety of on-line health websites and published her first book titled, I Can Breastfeed.
Episodes for this expert
Many mothers dream of having an oversupply, but it can be real problem and comes with its own set of breastfeeding challenges. How can a mother better control her oversupply issues? Plus, what is an overactive letdown and how can it impact oversupply?
If your baby is having a hard time latching, he may need a nipple shield to help get breastfeeding off to a good start. And even though nipple shields can help, there are definite pros and cons to using them. What’s the correct way to use them? And when should you perhaps try other alternatives?