Dr. Manson is one of the founders of the Doctors’ Breastfeeding Clinic and has worked in lactation for more than 15 years. She is one of less than 100 people in the world with the designation of Fellow in the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. She is also on active staff at the Brampton Civic Hospital and is an Assistant Clinical Professor at McMaster University. Dr. Manson has four children, all of whom were breastfed for more than a year.
Ms. Barrera is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and a member fo the International Lactation Consultant Association. She has worked with the Doctors’ Breastfeeding Clinic since 1998. Carolyn has two children, both of whom were breastfed for more than a year. Carolyn is also available for home visits. This service is not covered by OHIP but many private insurance plans will cover her services. Please call her at 416-270-1091 for a home visit.gs.
Dr. Kostopoulos completed her residency in Family Medicine at McMaster University in 2007. She has a full time comprehensive practice at the Central Brampton Family Health Team. Dr. Kostopoulos is actively involved in teaching residents both at the Central Brampton Family Health Team and through the small group problem based learning sessions at Brampton Civic Hospital. Dr. Kostopoulos Is a member of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine and breastfed her own child for over a year.
Dr. Trojan is the newest member of our team! She has a full time comprehensive practice at the Central Brampton Family Health Team and is a member of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine and is currently breastfeeding her first child.ngs.
Dr. Lina Al-Imari received her Doctor of Medicine and completed her residency in Family Medicine, and the Women’s Health Enhanced Skills Program at the University of Toronto. She is also involved in medical education and educational scholarship, and is completing the Master’s in Science in Community Health – Health Practitioner Teacher Education at the University of Toronto. Dr. Al-Imari’s passion for breastfeeding medicine was inspired by her own personal breastfeeding experiences which were supported through perseverance and by a wonderful team of breastfeeding care providers. She completed the Mohawk College Breastfeeding Program. She is a member of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine and is pursuing the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) certification and the Fellowship in the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (FABM) at the Doctors’ Breastfeeding Clinictings.
Staff at the Doctors’ Breastfeeding Clinic have personal experience with breastfeeding multiples, breastfeeding the premature infant, breastfeeding after C-Section, breastfeeding after breast reduction, breastfeeding after returning to work, breastfeeding and surgery, breastfeeding and the hospitalized child, dealing with chronic yeast and nipple pain, tandem nursing, milk supply issues and breast refusal.