Lactation Consulting

PineyWoods Pediatrics provides breastfeeding support and resources for mothers and infants.PineyWoods Pediatrics, P.A. provides breastfeeding support and services to mothers and infants.

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As a Certified Lactation Consultant, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Moriah Riggins is available to help new mothers meet their breastfeeding goals.

What is a Certified Lactation Consultant?

International board certified lactation consultants are considered experts in breastfeeding and lactation care.

Mrs. Riggins specializes in the clinical management of breastfeeding and partners with other prenatal and postpartum healthcare professionals to:

  • Offer prenatal and postnatal assessment, education and counseling
  • Help new mothers with proper positioning, latching and feeding to promote comfort
  • Teach mothers about milk expression, safe storage guidelines and alternative feeding methods
  • Encourage and assist mothers who are returning to work
  • Troubleshoot any problems new mothers may be experiencing
  • Examine and explain any issues new mothers may have with medication
  • Help hospitals and healthcare providers develop and implement protocols for exclusive breastfeeding.

Mrs. Riggins’ training includes clinical practice experience, passing a certification exam, and continued adherence to strict standards of practice and a code of ethics.

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