Nancy is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and is a member of the International Lactation Consultant Association and a preceptor for the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners. She volunteers her time on the Program Board for the DC Area March of Dimes. Nancy specializes in the near term or premature newborn and complex lactation issues. For over thirty years, Nancy has been promoting, supporting and educating new families and professionals about breastfeeding by developing professional care plans, education models and standards of care in lactation. Nancy considers herself “a first-generation lactation consultant.” Board Certified since 1989, Nancy has worked in both hospital and private settings, providing care, education and mentoring new professionals in the field. She is a published author and consultant for Childbirth Graphics, Inc., and Lactation Education Resources and is a frequent lecturer in the DC area. In 2006, Nancy also became a Board Certified Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator and presently teaches prenatal and childbirth classes for new parents.