- undergraduate degree: Wright State University, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
- board certification: International Board Certified Lactation Consultant
clinical nutrition and lactation
neonatal touch and massage certification
infant craniosacral therapy (CST)
oral exercises to improve latch
As a lactation specialist at Dayton Children’s, Katherine assists moms and babies with all things related to breastfeeding and pumping. Her specialties include:
Please schedule your child below for an appointment. If you have multiple infants, please schedule each child individually. We request the breastfeeding or pumping parent also attend the appointment.
I feel passionate about the importance and health benefits of breastfeeding and human milk. I wanted to empower families with knowledge to make informed decisions about their family’s health, and want parents to have the support and tools they need to meet their feeding goals. I love working with moms and infants and seeing the relief that moms experience when they can feed their baby with comfort and confidence.
Babies are amazing creatures! They have skills and communication abilities that I enjoy observing and helping parents to identify, and they change so quickly. Nurturing parent/child relationships and communication is so rewarding to me. It is a privilege to take part in their care at a time when I can help impact their health for a lifetime.
At Dayton Children’s I can do what I love and be supported in my value to commitment to my own children as well. I can be part of genuine work to not only do the right thing for patients and their families, but to truly give care that goes above and beyond.
Dayton Children’s demonstrates such dedication to the health of all children, provides family centered care realizing that caring for the child’s parents is crucial, and displays a true commitment to equity.