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It's 2021...

Exclusive Pumping Individuals need you to help them meet their exclusive pumping goals. Be the lactation professional that embraces advancement, while guiding and supporting their journey.

Exclusive pumping is growing... exponentially. In fact, there are well over 100,000+ people who consider themselves exclusive pumpers.

Don't let your fear of unknowns about exclusive pumping hold you back. Learn more about the LAEP Framework and the upcoming FREE Webinar with Ashton Fortin Higgins, PhD, MEd, CLC, ACS, EPLC.

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The Exclusive Pumping Institute now has educational and informational FREE videos for Lactation Professionals (IBCLC, CLC, CLE, CBS, Doulas & Lactation Nurses) to better understand the importance of improving exclusive pumping lactation care.
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About Me

  • Founder, Educator & Exclusive Pumping Lactation Consultant at the Exclusive Pumping Institute

  • I hold a PhD, MEd & BA

  • Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) from the Academy of Lactation Policy & Practice (2021)

  • Board Certified Sexologist (ACS) from the American College of Sexologists International (2021)

  • Baby Friendly Initiative Ontario Member (2021)

  • Ontario Association for Mental Health Professionals (OAMHP) Consultant (2019)

  • Obtained 108 hours of Lactation Education from Mohawk College's Breastfeeding Program, a LEAARC approved Lactation Education (90+ hours) Course

  • Current International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) Pathway 3 Lactation Student (2021)

  • Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (ABM) Affiliate Member (2021)

  • Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange (CATIE) Member (2010)

  • American Association for Sexuality Educators, Counselors & Therapists (AASECT) Member (2015)

  • Over half a decade of breast pumping experience

  • Over a decade as a sexual health educator

  • Over 5 years of experience of leading lectures and seminars at a University level.

  • Created 3 full curriculums focusing on breast cancer, older adult sexuality and behavioural youth sexuality

  • Triple-feeding mom (6 months in 2015)

  • Nursing, SNS user & Exclusive Pumping mom (9 months in 2018)

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Kayla, EPI Lactation Attitude Reassessment Contributor

Nursed 1st child, EPed 2nd child

More research is needed. Thank you Exclusive Pumping Institute for doing this!

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Julie, EPI Lactation Attitude Reassessment Contributor

EPed all 4 children

This is not what I imagined. I always wanted to nurse my kids. I believe breastmilk is better [...] much better than formula.

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Jess, EPI Lactation Attitude Reassessment Contributor

EPed 1st child

To the Lactation Consultants, when a woman decides pumping is what she's going to do, there's no "well do you want to try to latch?" There's no more talk about it.

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Phone: 905-246-3067

Mail: Dr. Ashton Fortin Higgins

         Exclusive Pumping Institute

         PO BOX 23013 - Seaway Mall

         Welland, Ontario

         L3C 7E7