Tata Tuesdays: Live Chat with a Lactation Consultant Every Tuesday in August
In honor of National Breastfeeding Month, every Tuesday in August is a Tata Tuesday!
On August 7, 14, 21 and 28, a lactation consultant will be answering all of your breastfeeding questions from 1-3 p.m. EST on our Breastfeeding message board. To participate in the chat, visit the Breastfeeding board on each Tuesday in August and look for our “Tata Tuesday” post. You can then ask your breastfeeding questions to the lactation consultant, who will answer between 1 and 3 p.m.
The best part? Freebies are involved! Everyone who participates in the chat is automatically entered to win one of two pillows from Boppy.
Meet the lactation consultants who will be answering your questions:
August 7: Nancy MohrbacherNancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA, is author of the 2010 book for breastfeeding specialists, Breastfeeding Answers Made Simple: A Guide for Helping Mothers. She has written for many publications and spoken at breastfeeding conferences around the world. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Breastfeeding USA and the Leadership Team of the developing Mothers' Milk Bank of the Western Great Lakes. Nancy's username on The Bump is LCNancy. You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter and her website, Breastfeeding Made Simple.
August 14 and 22: Deirdre McLaryDeirdre McLary is an IBCLC, RLC, CD, Birth, Breastfeeding & New Parent Expert and the founder of Breastfeeding Arts & Birth Services. Since 1997, she has served New York City and New York metro area families with their birthing and breastfeeding needs. She is a certified labor support and postpartum doula, a childbirth educator, and a board certified lactation consultant (IBCLC). Deirdre's username on The Bump is DeirdreIBCLC. You can also connect with her on Facebook and Twitter.
August 28: Gina CiagneGina Ciagne is Senior Director, Professional Relations for Lansinoh Laboratories. She is also a Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) and a La Leche League International-trained breastfeeding peer counselor. Before joining Lansinoh, she was a Public Affairs Specialist for the Office on Women’s Health (OWH) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services where she co-managed the Health & Human Services/Advertising Council National Breastfeeding Awareness Campaign. Gina's screen name on The Bump is Gina Ciagne CLC Lansinoh. You can also find her on Twitter.
Want to participate in Tata Tuesdays but not a member of our community yet? Make an account here to get started!
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