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Sharla Lloyd Halperin, MPH, IBCLC

Education, Training, and Experience:

•MPH in Maternal and Child Health and Community Assessment, Program Design, Implementation, and Evaluation, Boston University School of Public Health

•BS Nutrition, The University of Texas at Austin

•Public Health Nutritionist at Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

•La Leche League Leader

•Birth and Postpartum Doula

•Midwifery Student

•Mother of two breastfed children             

Professional Affiliations:

I am a member of the following organizations:

•American Public Health Association (APHA)

International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA)

•United States Lactation Consultant Association (USLCA)

•Massachusetts  Lactation Consultant Association (MLCA)

•Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition (MBC)

Evidence-based Care:

I adhere to the guidelines set forth by the following health entities:

•The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (ABM)

•The World Health Organization (WHO)

•The Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

•The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

•The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)

•The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

•The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)