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Our care at the Harris Regional Hospital Women’s Center does not stop when you take your baby home. Research suggests that most mothers are in need of some breastfeeding support following hospital discharge.
Healthy behaviors for new moms and babies is a priority at Harris Regional Hospital. Breastfeeding is the best feeding and you want the best for your baby. Breast milk is your most complete nutrition source - providing amazing health, growth, and immunity benefits. Breastfeeding is also good for your health and creates a closeness that only you can give. Consider the power of breastfeeding.
Harris Regional Hospital is proud to provide support to the breastfeeding moms in our area – those at work and at home. We are committed to making communities healthier, and breastfeeding education enables us to do this with twice the impact, as it benefits babies and their mothers.
Our Lactation Consultants
Brandi Nations, BS, IBCLC
Brandi is a mother of four and one of our International Board Certified Lactation Consultants. She received her Bachelor of Science in Maternal Child Health from Union Institute & University in 2016. Brandi is an IBCLC mentor and preceptor with the MILK research team at North Carolina State University and is active in breastfeeding advocacy on a state level as chairperson on the North Carolina Breastfeeding Coalition.
Kansas Brown, BSN, RN, CLS
Kansas is a Certified Lactation Specialist (CLS) and registered nurse with a Bachelor of Science in nursing (BSN). She has three years' experience as a postpartum nurse and is working toward becoming an internationally board-certified lactation consultant (IBCLC). Kansas has a passion for supporting the early bonds between parents and their newborns and facilitates this by helping families meet their feeding goals.
Beth Hodges, BSN, RN, IBCLC, CCE
Beth is a mother of seven and one of our three International Board-Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC). She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from University of Central Florida in 2007. Her family moved to the mountains in 2014 and she joined Harris Regional as a Labor and Delivery staff nurse. Beth has over 15 years of experience in labor & delivery and holds a passion for educating families and healthcare workers on birth and breastfeeding.