Beyond the Sacred Hour:

Supporting Exclusive Breastfeeding in the Early Postpartum Period

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Dr. Phillips is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and is a Fellow of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. She is on the Board of Directors and is President Elect of the National Perinatal Association. She was Chairperson of the Steering Committee that facilitated the development of the Multidisciplinary Guidelines for the Care of Late Preterm Infants, published in 2013 as a Supplement to the Journal of Perinatology. Dr. Phillips' primary areas of interest are mother-baby attachment, breastfeeding education and support, and family-centered neuroprotective care of babies in the NICU.

This is brought to you in part thanks to a Visiting Lectureship Grant from the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Breastfeeding.

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Medical Disclaimer: The information presented here is not intended to diagnose health problems, breastfeeding problems, or to take the place of professional medical care. If you have persistent breastfeeding problems, or if you have further questions, please consult your health care provider. The DC Breastfeeding Coalition does not share partnership with, or have any vested interest in, any of the businesses that may appear on this site, or sites that may be accessible by links herein contained.
Last Updated: June 2018