Ms. Ficarrotta is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant® (IBCLC®). An ICBLC® is a healthcare professional who specializes in the clinical management of breastfeeding. An ICBLC is certified by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE®), independently accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies of the Institute of Credentialing Excellence. An international board certified lactation consultant works in a wide variety of settings, providing leadership, advocacy, professional development and research in the lactation field. IBLC’s improve breastfeeding outcomes. They have a unique body of knowledge and skill to provide breastfeeding and lactation care in routine and high-risk situations. The availability of IBLC’s increases breastfeeding rates, which, in turn, improves the health outcomes of the community, nation and the world. By helping breastfeeding families to achieve their lactation goals, the certified lactation consultant improves the care of parents and infants.
About Suncoast OB/GYN and All Women’s Midwifery
Suncoast OB/GYN and All Women’s Midwifery is a leading obstetric and gynecological practice serving the women of Hernando County from puberty through menopause. Their team includes five highly skilled doctors practicing both OB/GYN and GYN services, including surgical procedures, as well as five registered nurse practitioner and certified nurse midwives who deliver babies at the Maternity Suites at Oak Hill Hospital.