Lactation
Consulting

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Moriah Riggins
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Certified Lactation Consultant

As a Certified Lactation Consultant, Mrs. Riggins specializes in the clinical management of breastfeeding and partners with other prenatal and postpartum healthcare professionals to:

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Benefits for Baby
Lower Risk of:
- Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
- Asthma
- Gastrointestinal Infections
- Lower Respiratory Tract Diseases
- Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes
- Ear Infections
- Diarrheal Illness
- Respiratory Infections

Breastfeeding is good for mother and child, and can be a joyful bonding experience. By breastfeeding, the mother provides vital nutrients & antibodies to her baby, and breast milk is easier for babies to digest than formula. 

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Benefits for Mom
Lower Risk of:
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Breast Cancer
- Ovarian Cancer
- Postpartum Depression

Breastfeeding also provides many benefits to mothers. 

Breastfeeding can also make life easier for new mothers. 

Breastfeeding means:

- No Need to buy formula & supplies

- No measuring & mixing formula

- No sterilizing bottles & Nipples

- Providing ideal nutrition for your new infant

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