The Cruelty of Breast is Best


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Breast is not best and Breastfeeding doesn't make you smarter. In this segment International board Certified Lactation consultant and breastfeeding expert, Edith Kernerman admits breastmilk doesn't cure everything, . As she relates stories from the trenches in a world where money talks and breasts are silent. My guest is Edith Kernerman, she is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and clinician in Toronto, Canada, who has seen thousands and thousands of babies and their families over the past 21 years. She was the co-founder and President of theInternational Breastfeeding Centre (IBC), co-founder and Clinic Director of the Newman Breastfeeding Clinic, (NBC), senior faculty at IBC’s Centre for Breastfeeding Studies, and an IBLCE pathway 3 mentor. Kernerman speaks internationally at conferences on various clinical and ethical topics in lactation medicine. She has co-developed “Beyond the 20 hr—Advanced Course In Lactation Medicine” a programme for healthcare professionals and she is the creator and founder of the International Meeting of the Minds, a forum for world experts to discuss issues in lactation medicine for which there have been controversial diagnoses and treatments.

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