A Lactation Consultant is responsible for assisting new mothers breastfeed their newborns. If there are any types of complications, the Lactation Consultant is also responsible for finding solutions. These nurses will advise patients on positions and using breast pumps, as well as educate them on the importance of breastfeeding. A Lactation Consultant may work in a hospital, but also in clinics as well.
Education Requirements: ASN, BSN, or RN Diploma.
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