The benefits of breastfeeding for the mother
Lactation consultant Corky Harvey, IBCLC, shares advice on the numerous health benefits that breastfeeding has for mothers and the disease risks that breastfeeding helps to reduce
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Corky Harvey, MS, RN, IBCLC
Certified Lactation Consultant
Corky Harvey is a co-founder of the Pump Station & Nurtury™ - the first new parent resource center of its kind. She is a registered nurse with a master's degree in maternal/newborn Nursing, and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She teaches breastfeeding and baby care classes, facilitates the New Mother Breastfeeding Support Groups, and is a frequent guest lecturer. Corky has three grown children who were breastfed and she loves to claim that their intelligence is linked to this. Corky has two grandsons, Diego who nursed over two years, and 18-month-old Axel who is still breastfeeding.