Kira Kim is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) in private practice serving families in Boston/Cambridge and the North Shore of Massachusetts. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Sociology and Public health, is a Clinical Herbalist and has studied out-of-hospital based midwifery care through Mercy in Action and the Massachusetts Midwives Alliance. Marrying her love of birth with lactation, her clinical interest is in the influence of fetal positioning during labor and birth on early nursing success. In addition to providing in home lactation care, she teaches prenatal lactation for parents, lactation basics for doulas and midwives, and runs a small group for female identifying individuals on the topic of emotional blocks to sexual satisfaction.
She is the Past President of the Massachusetts Lactation Consultant Association and former consumer chair on the Board of Directors for the Massachusetts Midwives Alliance. Whether she is helping new families navigate the early days, helping a nursing duo define their own success or teaching birthworkers and parents, she is passionate about connecting with other people and encouraging them to spread their knowledge to others. She firmly believes in the importance of alone time and you can often find her riding her bike, playing her piano or perusing antique shops for mid-century modern furniture. She lives by the beach with her husband, their four rambunctious kids, and a old, lazy cat.
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The office is located in Malden at 578 Main St., B1
It is located 0.5 mi from two Orange line stations and directly on a bus line. There is plenty of parking for those driving in. Malden Center is a short walk down the street. Here you will find a Starbucks, excellent restaurants, and outdoor dining space once the weather is nice. It’s a hop across the road from the Malden T station. So, if you’re so inclined, plan to stick around the area for lunch after your appointment or grab a coffee on the way home.