Tata Tuesdays: Live Chat With a Lactation Consultant Every Tuesday In August

In honor of  National Breastfeeding Month, every Tuesday in August is a Tata Tuesday! On  August 7, 14, 21 and 28 , a lactation consultant will be answering all of your breastfeeding questions from 1-3 p.m. EST on our  Breastfeeding message board. To participate in the chat, visit the Breastfeeding board on each Tuesday in August and look for our "Tata Tuesday" post. You can then ask your breastfeeding questions to the lactation consultant, who will answer between 1 and 3 p.m. The best part? Freebies are involved! Everyone who participates in the chat is automatically entered to win one of two pillows from  Boppy. Meet the lactation consultants who will be answering your questions: Want to participate in Tata Tuesdays but not a member of our community yet? Make an account here to get started! Read the official giveaway rules.
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Updated August 1, 2012
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August 13: Nancy Mohrbacher

Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA is the author of the new pocket reference for parents, Breastfeeding Solutions: Quick Tips for the Most Common Nursing Challenges and co-author of Breastfeeding Made Simple: Seven Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers. Her new breastfeeding troubleshooting app is soon to be released through the Apple and Android marketplaces. Nancy lives in the Chicago area, where she has helped thousands of breastfeeding families since 1982 and now works for a national corporate lactation program. Her books for professionals are used worldwide, and she speaks at breastfeeding conferences around the world. You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and the websites Breastfeeding Reporter and Breastfeeding Made Simple.

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August 14 and 22: Deirdre McLary

Deirdre McLary is an IBCLC, RLC, CD, Birth, Breastfeeding & New Parent Expert and the founder of Breastfeeding Arts & Birth Services. Since 1997, she has served New York City and New York metro area families with their birthing and breastfeeding needs. She is a certified labor support and postpartum doula, a childbirth educator, and a board certified lactation consultant (IBCLC). Deirdre's username on The Bump is DeirdreIBCLC. You can also connect with her on Facebook and Twitter.

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August 28: Gina Ciagne

Gina Ciagne is Senior Director, Professional Relations for Lansinoh Laboratories. She is also a Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) and a La Leche League International-trained breastfeeding peer counselor. Before joining Lansinoh, she was a Public Affairs Specialist for the Office on Women’s Health (OWH) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services where she co-managed the Health & Human Services/Advertising Council National Breastfeeding Awareness Campaign. Gina's screen name on The Bump is Gina Ciagne CLC Lansinoh. You can also find her on Twitter.

Please note: The Bump and the materials and information it contains are not intended to, and do not constitute, medical or other health advice or diagnosis and should not be used as such. You should always consult with a qualified physician or health professional about your specific circumstances.

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