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After a wonderful experience with a lactation consultant, Michelle began exploring the field of lactation. With a bachelor degree in Psychology and a masters degree in Health Care Administration, Michelle brings great counseling and analytical skills to the families she supports. Her personal breastfeeding successes gave her the desire to see other mothers and families experience the same successes.
In 2014, she became board certified as a lactation consultant and is thrilled to work with expectant and new families. Her goal is to work to support mothers in navigating their breastfeeding journey, whatever form it may take. In addition to seeing clients , Michelle is the Director of Business Operations at Metropolitan Breastfeeding. Michelle and her husband live in Laurel with their four children.
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We know breast milk provides amazing nutrition and antibodies for our babies. But, did you know breast milk can be applied topically as well? That’s right, it can even be used as a medicine to treat sores, cuts, pink eye and more! Today we’re learning about the properties of our breast milk that make it so unique, as well as the many ways you can use it!