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Clinicians in the Trenches: Francisca Orchard from Santiago, Chile

By Francisca Orchard, CNM, IBCLC I became a certified midwife 20 years ago, assisting women in labor since my early adult days. I came into this field with an eye toward low intervention birth and respect for mothers, with special emphasis on the humanization of birth. This was probably because, during my internships in hospitals, I […]


Clinicians in the Trenches – Wendy Wright

Written by Robin Kaplan, M.Ed., IBCLC, Owner of the San Diego Breastfeeding Center and Co-editor of Lactation Matters Last month, I had the pleasure of interviewing Wendy Wright, MBA, IBCLC, and owner of Lactation Navigation, a business committed to empowering mothers, babies, and employers by easing the transition from maternity leave to work through education, […]


Clinicians in the Trenches: Diana Jordan, IBCLC

Written by: Amber McCann, IBCLC, Owner of Nourish Breastfeeding Support Lactation Matters is always looking for innovative and excellent IBCLCs to profile on our blog.  Today, we are profiling Diana Jordan, an IBCLC working with the Breastfeeding Center of Pittsburgh.   She was nominated by her fellow practitioner, Ellen Rubin.   Ellen says, “I learned that […]


Clinicians in the Trenches – Rose deVigne-Jackiewicz

I first met Rose deVigne-Jackiewicz in 2008, when I began my supervised clinical hours (through UCSD’s Lactation Consultant Program) at her outpatient lactation clinic at Kaiser Permanente in San Diego, CA.  Within minutes I knew that this woman was special!  Her kindness and support she offered me, as well as the plethora of ‘soon-to-be lactation consultants’ that […]


Clinicians in the Trenches – Jaye Simpson

I am Jaye Simpson, CLE, IBCLC, CIIM.  I am a full-time Private Practice International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and have owned Breastfeeding Network in Sacramento, CA since July, 1995.  I got the sweetest surprise when I was told a dear friend nominated me and shared some wonderful comments about what I have done for […]


Clinicians in the Trenches – Colette Acker

Please welcome Colette Acker, our first clinician to be highlighted in our monthly series, Clinicians in the Trenches.  In this new series, Lactation Matters will take you into lives and businesses of fellow colleagues around the world, allowing them to share their knowledge, expertise, and wisdom. Colette M Acker, IBCLC lives in Glenside, Pennsylvania with […]


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