Nicole Kekesi


Nicole Kekesi

Nicole Kekesi is a registered dietitian and board certified lactation consultant working at the Breastfeeding Resource Center at Virtua Voorhees.  Nicole has extensive experience in maternal nutrition, pediatric nutrition, and breastfeeding support.

She aims to provide mothers with the knowledge and confidence to not only start and continue breastfeeding, but enjoy the journey as well.

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Is It Safe to Breastfeed if You’re Sick? - Virtua Article

Is It Safe to Breastfeed if You're Sick?

If you're a breastfeeding mom and you're sick, you're probably worried about whether nursing your baby is safe and healthy. Here are some common precautions.

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Why Would You Need an IBCLC

Why Would You Need an IBCLC?

An IBCLC is the only recognized professional breastfeeding qualification. When you reach out to an IBCLC, you are arming yourself with the best available breastfeeding support.

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care for kids clone

How to Care for Your Kids (Without a Clone)

So how could I juggle nursing the new baby while entertaining and occupying my oldest? Since my health insurance doesn’t cover human cloning, I had to get creative.

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Selfish Breastfeeding

The "Selfish" Side of Breastfeeding

Mothers tend to set aside their own needs and focus on their children. But let's concentrate on moms and discuss some "selfish" benefits of breastfeeding.

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Always Greener

The Grass is Not Always Greener

Between feeding the baby, keeping the house clean, excelling at work, and running errands, how is it moms find time to compare themselves to every other mom on the planet?

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Take Baby Steps When it comes to Weaning

When a mother begins the breastfeeding journey, she will research every position, breastpump, and breastfeeding friendly establishment. Weaning is usually the last thing on her mind.

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no more guilt

No More Guilt: You ARE a Breastfeeding Mother

New moms are often their own worst critics. Lactation consultant Nicole Kekesi says that needs to change.

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Finding Support for Your Perfectly Imperfect Breastfeeding Journey

I still remember the first week after I brought my newborn son home from the hospital. Reruns of “Gilmore Girls” played in the background as I desperately tried to get my baby to nurse.

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venturing out

Venturing Out with Baby

Every breastfeeding mother has her own comfort zone and, depending on the situation and environment, may choose to cover up or not to cover.

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Breastfeeding Basics

Say It Isn’t So: The Myths & Misconceptions of Breastfeeding

New moms are bombarded with information about breastfeeding. To help sort the facts from the fiction, we went to Virtua lactation consultant Nicole Kekesi.

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