As natural as breastfeeding is, it often doesn’t happen naturally. That’s where lactation consultants like Courtney Sensenig come in. Courtney is a certified childbirth educator and lactation consultant at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, Illinois. She spoke with WGN’s Steve Alexander about the health advantages — to baby and mother — of breastfeeding, why some mothers have difficulty, and how the lactation consultants help.
Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, Illinois
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