Mrs Fatima Gonzalez is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.
She has a 10-year background in pharmacy before she found her calling upon the birth of her son. As a single mom and working full time she was determined to pursue a career in lactation. After she obtained her training in California and became a Certified Lactation Counselor, she became Miami Children’s Hospital’s first lactation consultant student/intern while providing pharmacy care full time for patients throughout the hospital.
Upon her completion of clinical experience treating an array of breastfeeding difficulties hospital wide and passing the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners exam, she earned her International Board Certified Lactation Consultant designation. Shortly after, she was offered the position of Lactation Specialist at Miami Children’s Hospital. She oversaw lactation management throughout the organization to provide utmost care for her patients by protecting, supporting, and promoting breastfeeding. In 2015, she ventured into private practice.
Fatima joined Body Belly Baby in 2016 and the Miami Medical Center as Lactation Specialist to support new mommies and babies.
Fatima continues her education and began her studies to obtain Bachelor of Science in Maternal Child Health: Lactation Consulting. Fatima works extremely hard to achieve her goals and empower her son by being a great role model. Hard work does pay off!