Nurse-Midwife/ Lactation Consultant
Vicki has worked in Los Angeles and San Diego as a Nurse-Midwife, a Childbirth Educator and Lactation Consultant for the past 33 years. She opened her pregnancy concierge service, Best Baby Ever, to help today's busy woman prepare for birth and to have a safe and satisfying experience. She is an expert in assessing the pregnant mother's needs and creating a personalized support team. Vicki is empathetic, patient, practical and will make home visits whenever needed. She will work with a client, doctor and family until all needs are met and family is thriving. Her company has a full roster of experienced doulas, nannies, personal assistants and lactation consultants. Her five children and nine grandchildren have taught her to be flexible and have a sense of humor.
Episodes for this expert
Planning and saving for a new baby can be a challenge, especially if you don’t know exactly what you’ll need. We’ll reveal some practical ways to preserve your wallet and help you save money during pregnancy.
If your breasts are swollen, red and tender- you may have an infection known as mastitis. What are the common symptoms and ways to treat it? Should you continue to breastfeed your baby? What are the risks? And if it’s not mastitis, then what’s causing that painful lump?
If your breastfeeding baby seems to have his nights and days mixed up, then you may be experiencing reverse cycling. So, what do you do when your child isn’t really interested in feeding during the day, but wants to breastfeed all night long?