Peer Counselor - Breastfeeding
Hallmark Health System 19 reviews - Melrose, MA

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This paraprofessional support person willl give basic breastfeeding information and encouragement to pregnant and breastfeeding mothers under the direction of an IBCLC. The successful candidate will counsel mothers by telephone, home visits, at the Baby Cafe and or at hospital visits. Basic breastfeeding information and support will be provided to new mothers, i.e. the benefits of breastfeeding; overcoming common barriers and prevention of common breastfeeding concerns. Referrals will be made as needed to the Baby Cafe; Breastfeeding Support Center; appropriate physician or nurse; public health programs in the community and Social Services.

H.S. diploma or equivalent with Associates' degree preferred. 1-2 years' experience working with parents and families; experience breastfeeding at least one baby. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; must have transportation.

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19 reviews
Founded in 1997, Hallmark Health is a leading community-based, nonprofit healthcare system serving Boston's northern suburbs. The...