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Posted @withregram • @haltonhealthcare Billie Jo is a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department at Georgetown Hospital and volunteer with the Halton Breastfeeding Connection. She has a passion for helping mothers on their breastfeeding journey from start to finish.
As a mom herself, Billie Jo understands the struggles that come with breastfeeding for the first time. Being able to combine her nursing knowledge with her personal experience as a mom allows for her to connect with patients and help provide the best information possible.
Her biggest piece of advice is to be kind to yourself and pay attention to your physical and emotional needs. #WBW2020#WorldBreastfeedingWeek
@motherandnatureca is giving away an amazing eco friendly 🌎 and breastfeeding friendly prize pack to one lucky mama! Worth $50, the winner of our giveaway will receive: 2 pairs of reusable breast pads, 1 pair of reusable nipple donuts, 1 multi sized reusable swim diaper (fits 10lbs to 40lbs), and a reusable wet/dry bag.
Posted @withregram • @haltonhealthcare Nicole is a Registered Practical Nurse and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant in the Breastfeeding Clinic at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital.
Her favourite part about working in the clinic is being able to help families feel confident when feeding and caring for their babies. She loves spending time with families and preparing them for their parenting journey.
Nicole’s best piece of advice for new moms is to set a goal and spend time learning about breastfeeding. Educating yourself as much as possible allows you to create a plan and reach your breastfeeding goals quicker. #WBW2020#WorldBreastfeedingWeek