Grecia Ferreyra, RN, RNC-NIC, CLC

Grecia Ferreyra is the Lactation Specialist at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. She has worked in NCH since March 2011. Grecia started as a bedside RN in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, in 2016 she became the NICU Lactation Specialist. During her years as a nurse she was involved in a research project with some co-workers on back to sleep, presented at the 15th National Neonatal Conference, in Orlando Florida 2015. This topic was also presented at the 2016 “Raising the Bar: Pediatric Nursing Conference Above Par”, the 1st Annual Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Pediatric Nursing Conference. During Grecia’s experience as a Lactation Specialist I started a Lactation Support Group in NICU, its success will be published in the December issue of Medela’s Human Milk Insights 2017. During May 2017, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital was awarded with Florida breastfeeding Friendly Employer Award Gold Level, from the Florida Breastfeeding Coalition, Inc.

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