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Lenore Goldfarb, PhD, CCC, IBCLC, ALC

Lenore Goldfarb is a lactation educator and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), and researcher. She is co-author of the Newman-Goldfarb protocols for Induced Lactation®: The Guide for Maximizing Milk Supply with Dr. Jack Newman, who is a consultant on this site. In addition to her ongoing research with Dr. Newman to help adoptive breastfeeding mothers, Lenore is founder of The Goldfarb Breastfeeding Clinic of the Herzl Family Practice Centre, Sir Mortimer B. Davis-Jewish General Hospital, in Montréal, Canada, where she is also a lactation consultant, lactation educator, and researcher.

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Dr. Jack Newman

Jack Newman, MD, FRCPC is a Toronto pediatrician who has practised medicine since 1970. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto medical school. In 1984 he established the first hospital-based breastfeeding clinic in Canada at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children. He has practiced as a physician in Canada, New Zealand, and South Africa. He now holds breastfeeding clinics in several hospitals in the Toronto area. He is a consultant with UNICEF’s Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and is a popular speaker at breastfeeding conferences across North America and beyond.

He is the father of three children, all breastfed.

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Carole Dobrich, RN, IBCLC

CAROLE DOBRICH is a Montreal-based registered nurse and international board certified lactation consultant (IBCLC) who frequently lectures on the topics of birth and breastfeeding. She is coordinator of The Goldfarb Breastfeeding Clinic at the Sir Mortimer B. Davis - Jewish General Hospital and of a weekly mother and baby support group held at the hospital. Ms. Dobrich also has a private practice, doing both home visits and telephone consultations. She obtained her general nursing certificate in 1983 from the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Australia, later pursuing further nursing studies at Montreal’s Vanier College. Ms. Dobrich became an international board certified lactation consultant in 1996 and recertified in 2001.

Carole is the mother of four boys, all breastfed.

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