Midwife & Breastfeeding Consultant

About Me

I am a Registered General Nurse, Midwife and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant with over twenty years experience. I have worked in the UK, US and Ireland with 12 years experience working in hospital Labour & Delivery and postnatal care units. For the past ten years I have been working in Ireland teaching antenatal classes, breastfeeding preparation classes and providing breastfeeding support.

I love my work, it is a privilege to help women during this important time of their life. So feel free to have a good look around the website, you can book your classes through the site or if you are looking for breastfeeding support you can send me an email or if you prefer you can ring me to chat about what your needs are.

 

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About Johanna Cusack (Limerick class)

I have been helping mothers breastfeed since 1999, first as a voluntary breastfeeding counsellor and since 2010 as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). 

I hold a BA degree in Psychology from San Diego State University, California. I have spoken at breastfeeding conferences in Ireland and also have attended several international breastfeeding events in Europe and the USA. I have served on the National Council of the professional body of Irish Lactation Consultants as well as on other national committees whose work is helping to normalise breastfeeding.   

The help and encouragement I got from both breastfeeding professionals and other breastfeeding mothers in the early days, weeks and months after my own babies were born was instrumental in getting feeding off to a good start.  My work involves extending that same support to both pregnant and new mothers who want to breastfeed.  I really enjoy working with mothers and babies and it is indeed a privilege and a pleasure to provide this information and support to families.  I look forward to working with Clare to help prepare expectant mothers in Munster for breastfeeding.

Clare Boyle IBCLC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Johanna Cusack IBCLC

Thank you for a fantastic class today, really enjoyed it, got so much reassurance from you & reinforced my decision to keep breastfeeding!

Liz, August 2011

I breastfed my little boy for 9 months and managed to avoid bottle completely, he went straight to drinking from a cup.Thanks Clare!

Maudeline, Cork

Fantastic practical ‘hands-on’ class which really boosts your confidence in relation to breastfeeding.

Frances, January 2011