Carolna Pimenta is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and the owner of Mindfulness Lactation Care on Howard County. She is also a Maryland Registered Nurse, a Birth Activist and a Reiki Practitioner. Her language skills span English, Portuguese and Spanish.
She started her passion for breastfeeding and childbirth, while she was still in college. She really enjoyed teaching prenatal breastfeeding classes for the new mothers-to-be while empowering them with knowledge. As a Registered Nurse, the only area that appeals to Carolina Pimenta is Maternal Child. This field is where her inner soul is.
Carolina Pimenta’s experience is a culmination of 9 years supporting mothers with breastfeeding services. She had also worked as a Maternal Child Health Nurse in prenatal, labor and delivery, postpartum and nursery. Since then, she has been assisting mothers and babies achieve their breastfeeding and childbirth goals mindfully.
As a Lactation Consultant, Carolina Pimenta had seen more than 900 breastfeeding mother-baby in hospitals setting and her private practice. She is an Aetna in-network provider and a Tricare non-network authorized provider.
Our Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Carolina Pimenta has been supporting many mother-infant couplets with lactation services such as:
Why choose Carolina Pimenta as your Lactation Consultant? She is a trained expert in the clinical management of breastfeeding. The IBCLC credential is the gold-standard in breastfeeding care. She had done a thorough lactation education, completed a lactation-specific clinical internship and passed an international board examination. In addition, she must re-certify every 5 years and retest every 10 years, so she can keep her expertise up-to-date and continue to provide the latest evidence based care for you and your family. She currently has 245 Lactation, 6 Ethics and 40 R CERPS.
As a mother of two kids, Carolina Pimenta really enjoyed breastfeeding her kids for more than 5 years. This is why not only she can speak as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, but as a loving mother herself. On her spare time, she loves to practice yoga, zumba, to read, to pray and spend time with her family and friends.
Carolina Pimenta, IBCLC, RN, BSN it is an active member of:
International Lactation Consultant Association
United States Lactation Consultant Association
Maryland Coalition of Lactation Consultants
Maryland Breastfeeding Coalition
Maryland Birth Network