Karen Bodnar, MD, is a board-certified pediatrician at Inova Children’s Hospital and breastfeeding medicine specialist at the Inova Center for Breastfeeding Medicine. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, and is an Internationally Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). Feeding your baby seems like it should be the…

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Mother-Baby Bonding Inova Alexandria Hospital (IAH) has received the prestigious Baby-Friendly Hospital designation from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nation’s Children’s Fund (UNICEF). This recognition celebrates birthing centers around the world with superior breastfeeding care and mother-baby bonding experiences. After Kelly Escarrega, 36, gave birth to her twin boys at the Inova Alexandria…

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