Our goal is to help you reach your goal. We are happy to answer your questions and present different options for your situation, but the final decisions on how to feed your baby will remain with you. Our job is to educate and empower. We are experts in lactation, but you are the expert on your baby.
Kimberly Hill, BS, IBCLC
Kimberly has been an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) since 2007. Becoming an IBCLC requires several years of study and clinical practice specifically in lactation. This education is followed by a certification exam and continuing education and re-certification requirements. In short, her expertise is in lactation. She also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Texas A&M and a background in scientific research, which has taught her to understand and critically evaluate research studies. She and her husband have three children, so she also has personal experience with breastfeeding challenges and successes.
Kimberly has helped moms and babies with a wide variety of situations including: prematurity, cleft lip/palate, Down Syndrome, twins, triplets, jaundice, tongue-tie, refusal to latch, low milk supply (including IGT, BFAR, and pituitary dysfunction), severe maternal illness, infant cardiac disorders and adoption. Of course, she also has extensive experience helping families with more common questions, such as how to improve infant latch or continue breastfeeding if mom returns to work.
Rachel Supercinski, AAHCC, CLE, CLD
Rachel joined Mom's Milk B/CS as an intern in 2018. She has completed her lactation training, sat for the IBCLC certification exam in September 2020, and is awaiting her results. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in community health from Texas A&M, and has been teaching natural childbirth classes since 2007. She certified as a lactation educator in 2009 and as a labor doula in 2011. She has been serving at births since then. She has four children of her own and has experienced many breastfeeding challenges and successes. Helping families in their transition to parenthood has been very rewarding for her, and she is excited to expand her ability to serve families by becoming an IBCLC. Rachel has gained experience in helping with a wide variety of breastfeeding concerns during her internship, but is quick to pull Kimberly in to assist with the case if there is anything she is unsure of.
Julie Thompson, MOT, OTR/L, CLC
Julie joined Mom's Milk B/CS as an intern in 2020. She completed her Bachelors of Health Science in 2012 and Masters of Occupational Therapy in 2013 from the University of Florida. Her education included internships in pediatrics and maternal mental health. Most of Julie's work in occupational therapy has been with adults in inpatient rehab and hospital settings. After experiencing and overcoming challenges in breastfeeding her own son, Julie was able to see how valuable a background in occupational therapy would be for nursing families. Julie is a certified lactation counselor, which qualifies her to help with a wide variety of common concerns such as latch difficulties, pumping, teaching prenatal classes and answering common questions. She is excited to continue her education into more complicated situations and work towards completing the IBCLC certification. During her internship, Julie will be available to help families while being supervised by Kimberly. Unless a client requests otherwise, all of Julie's interactions with families are subject to review by Kimberly and all interactions are debriefed during regular meetings where Kimberly and Julie discuss her progress and current cases. Rest assured that even if you only see Julie, Kimberly is still well aware of your case and using her years of experience to insure you receive the best care possible.