Speaker Bio: Jennifer Thomas

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Dr. Jennifer Thomas MD, MHP, IBCLC, FABM is a American paediatrician and breastfeeding medicine specialist at Aurora Healthcare in Franklin, Wisconsin. She received her MD from MCW in 1993, her MPH in 2011 and became an IBCLC in 2003.

She is a Fellow of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (FABM) for her expertise on breastfeeding. She currently serves on the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) section on breastfeeding Executive Board after spending several years as the Chief of the Chapter Breastfeeding Coordinators. She recently stepped down after 6 years on the Executive Board of the Wisconsin Chapter of the AAP. She is a founder and past Chairperson of the Wisconsin Breastfeeding Coalition.

She is the author of “Dr. Jen’s Guide to Breastfeeding.” Has received national awards for teaching, advocacy for children and innovation within her practice and community. Dr. Jen’s interests and research have focused on issues related to the use of social media to support breastfeeding mothers.

Contact : Facebook at Dr Jen 4 Kids and Dr. Jen 4 Kids Breastfeeding Medicine. Twitter @drjen4kids and @LMCbreastfeed Instagram as drjen4kids