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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Inova Breastfeeding Medicine

Breastfeeding medicine can assist with many breastfeeding related issues that mothers may face.
Inova Breastfeeding Medicine
500 N Washington St #300 Falls Church, VA 22046
Get Directions Phone: 571-419-5640 Fax: 571-419-5641

Breastfeeding Medicine can assist with many breastfeeding related issues that mothers may face, including:

  • Latch difficulty
  • Infant slow weight gain
  • Tongue-tie assessment and frenotomy
  • Low milk production
  • Oversupply, engorgement or plugged milk ducts
  • Nipple pain or injury
  • Breast and nipple infections
  • Prematurity
  • Feeding of twins/multiples
  • Weaning
  • Breastfeeding following maternal breast surgery
  • Pumping and/or returning to work
  • Inducing lactation for adoption
Dr. Karen Bodnar, IBCLC, FABM

Dr. Karen Bodnar, IBCLC, FABM

Breastfeeding Medicine Specialist

Dr. Karen Bodnar, IBCLC, FABM is a board-certified pediatric hospitalist at Inova Children’s Hospital. She earned her medical degree and completed her residency at the University of Florida.

Dr. Bodnar is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, as well as the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. In addition, she is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).

Dr. Bodnar’s goal is to provide caring support to help mothers succeed at reaching their personal breastfeeding goals.

Call 571-419-5644 for more information.

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