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Rose deVigne-Jackiewicz

Founder of Happy Healthy Moms and Babies

Rose is a Registered Nurse, has her Master’s in Public Health and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She worked in Labor & Delivery for many years before finding her passion and dream job as a Lactation Consultant. Trained at UCLA in Los Angeles as a Lactation Consultant, she has worked with moms and babies since 1983. Rose has extensive experience in working with just about any breastfeeding problem a mother and baby could have. She has specialized in working with premature babies and with mothers when their baby is adopted or carried by a surrogate. Her experience allows her to customize care for each individual mother and baby.

Since 1986 she has also helped train and mentor Lactation educators and Consultants as they trained through the UCSD Perinatal Health Program at the University of California San Diego Extension.

Rose is a member of the International Lactation Consultant Association, and the San Diego Breastfeeding Coalition. She has received many awards over the years, such as “Spirit of Caring” Award in 1995, “Nurse of the Year” at Sharp Hospital in 1996, and most recently, was named “Outpatient Nurse of the Year” in 2009 at Kaiser Permanente – Department of Pediatrics in San Diego. She has been profiled in Cambridge’s Who’s Who as a professional and expert in her field.

Rose and her husband Ricardo are the proud parents of five wonderful children, and grandparents of two beautiful boys.