Kathleen Huggins





Kathleen Huggins

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For more than twenty-five years, Kathleen Huggins, R.N., M.S., I.B.C.L.C., has dedicated her medical career to helping mothers care more effectively for their newborn babies. A registered nurse with an M.A. in perinatal care from the University of California at San Francisco, Huggins has spent the past two decades as a perinatal clinical specialist and board-certified lactation consultant at San Luis Obispo General Hospital in California. During this time she co-directed Breastfeeding Warmline, a telephone counseling service for nursing mothers. Huggins has also worked as a college instructor of fetal-newborn development, and has lead seminars on a variety of topics related to perinatal care and breastfeeding.

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Average rating: 4.03 · 2,236 ratings · 287 reviews · 9 distinct works · Similar authors
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“But the overwhelming number of mothers who think they have too little milk have babies who are taking plenty of milk and are gaining weight well. These mothers have based their conclusions on misinformation or a misinterpretation of their babies' behavior.”
Kathleen Huggins, The Nursing Mother's Guide to Weaning

“Independance grows out of a child's faith that her source of security will always be there when she needs it.”
Kathleen Huggins, The Nursing Mother's Guide to Weaning

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