Viktoriya Yurkovetskiy is a lactation consultant and founder of Corporate Breastfeeding Support. Born in Belarus, she moved to the US when she was just 20 years old.
Her company provides lactation support to organizations and corporations and helps them bring their employees back into the workspace after their parental leave.
Before she became a lactation consultant and started her company, she tried pursuing various careers and she struggled due to her immigrant background.
In Today’s Episode We Discuss:
Breastfeeding support at home and at work
Pursuing various degrees until finding self passion
Assimilating to the US
Getting over the fear of judgment about your accent
The love of American English
Corporate breastfeeding support company
Breastfeeding planning for when you go back to work
Tips for mothers who are struggling with breastfeeding
1. Have a plan for a breastfeeding support team
2. Research evidenced-based materials
3. Ask for help