Paediatrician, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant
Dr. Preeti Gangan is a paediatrician and an IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant). She is practicing at Kemps Corner in Mumbai since last 8 years and also conducts antenatal lactation sessions at Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai. She is a member of Medela India Lactation Consultants Club.
She has also conducted ‘Breastfeeding awareness and training’ sessions for nurses for many hospitals in Mumbai. She has helped many nursing mothers to successfully breastfeed their babies and maintains it further.
Being a paediatrician, she also helps mothers with respect to new born care and child care. Over and above all she is a mother herself, who has been through all the ups and downs of motherhood.
Research indicates that many women see their partner as their main source of support with breastfeeding. It has been shown that if fathers are supportive of breastfeeding, women are much more likely to continue, which is, of course, a big benefit to the baby.