Our Consultants

IMG_2243Virmarie Marrero, BSN, RN, IBCLC
Virmarie is originally from Puerto Rico but now resides in Westminster and is a school nurse for Carroll County Schools. She worked at a Pediatric office in Rockville until the commute became too much for her. It was during her 5 years as a full-time nurse at the Pediatric office that she discovered her love for helping new moms and babies with breastfeeding. She enjoys giving the emotional support and really being a coach through the process.
Virmarie is a member of the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA).

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Sarah Early, RNC-MNN, IBCLC
Sarah Early is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), Certified Registered Nurse (RNC-MNN) specializing in the Postpartum Mother/ Baby couplet. She is a wife of 21 years, a proud mom to three successful teenagers (all were breastfed babies!) and a "dog mom" to 2 puppies! In her "spare" time (said no mom ever!) she can be found on the sidelines supporting her kids in soccer, field hockey or wrestling.
Sarah's approach to breastfeeding will offer you a hands on, no stress, practical approach with a "keep it simple" focus to ensure you can do this at home, on the road, at work - anywhere you choose! Sarah is a member of the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA).

MISTY VASSMisty Vass, RNC-NIC, IBCLC
Misty is a lactation consultant with 16 years of neonatal experience of the sick and healthy newborn. She recently moved to Maryland from Tennessee for her husband's job with her two girls, four cats, and a dog. Misty has always loved helping moms breastfeed their babies. After having her daughters and nursing them she decided to become a IBCLC. Misty expresses Through my struggles of nursing I wanted to help other moms after the hospital stay was over. My passion is to help women be successful at providing breastmilk for their babies.
Member of United States Lactation Consultant Association

Bridget Krautwurst

 

Bridget Krautwurst, RN, IBCLC
Bridget is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and Registered Nurse with over 10 years of experience specializing in all areas of Maternal Child nursing. She started her Nursing career in Labor and Delivery allowing her to work in OBGYN, Postpartum, Well Infant Nursery and the NICU. The majority of her Lactation training was done while she worked in the NICU with the most fragile of patients. She is a Mom to an active little boy who tests her imagination daily. Bridget also takes her passion for helping Mothers become the Mom they want to be on the road through Mission Work, both domestic and internationally whenever possible.

Yee Von GanYee Von Gan, RD, CDN, IBCLC
Yee Von joined our team in 2016 after moving to the DC area with her new husband. Yee Von has a passion for nutrition and for helping breastfeeding moms.  Being able to combine these two interests has been very rewarding for Yee Von. She enjoys the feeling of accomplishment in helping a mom continue to breastfeed and feel good about herself and being able to connect with her baby in that way. Yee Von is a member of the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA).

 

Jeanne Fahrner, RN, IBCLCJeanne Fahrner, RN, RD, IBCLC
Jeanne is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and an RN with experience in Well Baby and Postpartum nursing. She enjoys guiding mothers through the early weeks of breastfeeding and providing support when there are breastfeeding challenges to work through. Favorite pastimes are baking, gardening and spending time with her husband, children and their families, including 9 grandchildren. Jeanne is a member of the United States Lactation Consultant Association.

 

**For details on what the different certifications are and What is an IBCLC?  please go to our resources page.**