Once she was transferred to the postpartum unit, Lori found that most of the nurses were kind, friendly and generally supportive of her desire to exclusively breastfeed her baby. A few of her observations and experiences, however, revealed that some nurses were not so encouraging of breastfeeding. Read more…. You Sure Can Tell
Hila J. Spear
Hila J. Spear, RN, PhD, IBCLC, has been a nurse since 1975 and is a professor and director of graduate nursing education at Liberty University. Her research focus is women's health with an emphasis on adolescence and pregnancy. She maintains clinical practice as a lactation consultant at Virginia Baptist Hospital.