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No author at Milk and Hugs is a Licensed Physician and no advice should be taken without the express consent and direction of your own Doctor.

Yes, I (Heather Gilbert) am a Certified Lactation Educator Counselor, and my articles are evidence-based; this, however, does not mean that I am qualified nor licensed to administer medication, offer diagnosis or treat patients via an online platform. Please consult your Physician.


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