Lucia Jenkins
Lactation Consultant
Wakefield, Massachusetts
28 years of experience
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About me

I have been a Lactation Consultant for over 25 years. I have a background as a pediatric RN and home-birth midwife, and have provided lactaton care both in a full-spectrum maternity unit and in my private-care home office. I have lectured at lactation conferences on many aspects of lactation and am the founder and executive Director of Baby Cafe USA, a national network of free community-based breastfeeding support sites.


Nursing, Northeastern University (1975)

Certification and training

Internation Board-certified Lactation Consultant (1994)

Memberships and affiliations

Unsited States breastfeeding Committee

Massachussetts Breastfeeding Coalition

Advanced Maternal Age Babywearing Birth and Lactation Breastfeeding Assistance and Support Breastfeeding Consultation Breastfeeding Support Exclusive Pumping/Bottle Feeding Healthy Eating High-Risk Pregnancy Home Birth Infant Care Lactation Consultation Latch Issues LGBTQ+ Life Transitions Low Milk Supply/Over Supply Multiples Natural Birth Natural Childbirth Newborn Care Nipple and Breast Pain Parenting Parenting Support Postpartum Care


Service introduction

I offer lactation support from prenatal to weaning and all stages in between. I have a digital scale in my office for pre-and post feed weights and can offer referrals for chiropracty/bodywork and tongue/lip tie evaluation and release.