Ekaterina Lokshina
Ekaterina Lokshina

Ekaterina Lokshina

International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)

Breast-Feeding Consultant

  • In practice since 2006, at GMS Clinic since 2010
  • Foreign languages: English, German
  • Hobbies: music, sports, volunteer work
Areas of professional interest:
  • Assisting and supporting nursing mothers and their families
  • Providing information to assist nursing mothers in need of medical treatment
  • Organizing breast-feeding in unusual situations: twins, triplets, premature births, adopted babies, or babies from surrogate mothers
  • Lectures to pregnant women
  • Socio-cultural aspects of breast-feeding

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Dear Irina, I want to thank you all so much for making my stay in hospital so bearable. You are all so professional and dedicated...

Education

Moscow State University (MGU), Master’s degree

Certificates

  • Russian certificate from the Association of Natural Feeding Consultants (AKEV)
  • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC, certified to practice in any country)

Experience

  • Over nine years leading a community support group for nursing mothers
  • Eight years in private practice as a consultant

Further Information

  • Member of the Association of Natural Feeding Consultants (AKEV, Russia) and the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA).
  • Regular attendance at national and international conferences on lactation issues; cooperation with international organizations.
  • Author of articles on breast-feeding.
  • Working in compliance with international recommendations and standards.
  • Providing a personalized approach and support for mothers in any situation, even the most difficult.
  • Consulting in Russian, English, and German.

Years of practical consulting experience in:

  • Pain during breast-feeding, nipple damage, cracked nipples
  • Blocked milk ducts, mastitis
  • Transitioning babies from formula or mixed feeding to breast-feeding
  • Introducing solid foods and gentle weaning after breast-feeding
  • Breast-feeding twins or triplets
  • Breast-feeding babies with special needs: premature births, Down’s syndrome, cleft palate
  • Breast-feeding adopted babies
  • Maintaining lactation while returning to work, being hospitalized, or during illness of mother or child