Lactation Consultants & Instructors

Lactation Consultants & Instructors

DayOne Baby’s team of Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultants are known and respected by local physicians and hundreds of families in the San Francisco area. Practicing evidence-based care, our lactation consultants provide non-judgmental support, providing you with options and suggestions to help you reach your breastfeeding goals.

Caroline McGrillen RN, IBCLC

Caroline is a Registered Nurse, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and mother of four who has worked supporting mothers and babies for the past 15 years. Her goal is to empower new moms, provide counseling education and support so that new moms have a successful breastfeeding experience. Caroline adds “I feel privileged to be able to blend my personal experience with professional knowledge to provide support and guidance to new families.”

Ami Burnham RN, CNM, IBCLC

Ami is a Licensed Midwife, Registered Nurse and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Ami has worked in San Francisco for the past 10 years as a midwife, lactation consultant, childbirth and prenatal educator as well as a facilitator for new parents groups at DayOne Baby. She has been honored to work with thousands of wonderful families throughout their childbearing years and has attended close to 400 births since beginning her work in midwifery.

Gillian Arundel IBCLC

Gillian is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and is a certified doula through DONA International. She has helped hundreds of families over the past seven years with breastfeeding challenges and in-home newborn care. Her warm and calm support, gentle encouragement and professional experience helps provide new moms a path to successful breastfeeding. Gillian is a new mom to a beautiful baby boy named Charlie!

Caroline Kerherve MA, IBCLC, PCD (DONA)

Before arriving in the US in 2007, Caroline was working as a clinical psychologist in France. She became interested in doula services after having a baby girl in 2008 in San Francisco, and helping her friends with their new babies. She then became a Certified Lactation Educator and Counselor through UC San Diego and then was certified as a Postpartum Doula through DONA. Caroline gave birth to a baby boy in March 2012 and going through a new postpartum period herself, helped her keep improving the quality of her services. To increase her knowledge and experience in breastfeeding, Caroline trained as an IBCLC in 2013 to become a certified IBCLC. Caroline has observed and interacted with over 200 breastfeeding dyads during her training, at Kaiser San Francisco and Day One San Francisco.

Jennifer Suffin IBCLC

Jenn is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and holds a bachelor’s degree in Clinical Psychology. Jenn offers clients a sense of comfort and valuable evidence-based tools to help empower them not only with breastfeeding challenges, but all along the path of new parenthood. Her experience encompasses helping babies and mothers with a wide variety of breastfeeding issues in the first days after birth through the first two years of life.

Bonnie Rosenstein CLE, San Francisco Education Coordinator

Bonnie is responsible for monitoring and scheduling the over 150 classes a month DayOne Baby offers. She was the former Service Coordinator at DayOne Center for ten years and completed her Certified Lactation Educator course through UCLA in 2002. This mother of two is happy to offer breastfeeding support to new mothers while in the store or answer questions over the phone to determine whether a consult with a Board Certified Lactation Consultant is needed.

Sara Duskin RN, CLE, Parent Educator

Sara is a British Trained Nurse, Certified Lactation Educator and Lactation Consultant. Sara comes to DayOne Baby with nearly 20 years of lactation and new parent support experience. Her vast life experience of being a mother, step-mother and grandmother adds to her perspective of challenges new families might face. She is also a sleep, feeding and parenting consultant who was on the forefront of the idea of developmental play.

Robin Wilson CLC, Education Coordinator

Robin’s passion for early childhood education stems from years of experience working with young children. Robin has a degree in child development and psychology and experience teaching preschool at the UC Davis Center for Child and Family Studies. She is also a Certified Lactation Counselor, infant massage instructor, a Happiest Baby on the Block instructor, and a postpartum doula.

Maren McCabe RN, BSN, CLC, IBCLC

Maren is a Registered Nurse with over six years of experience in Women's Health. She has worked at UCSF Children's Hospital in the Intensive Care Nursery and Scripps Health in San Diego in the Obstetrics & Gynecology department. Maren received her Lactation Consultant education at UC San Diego and is a mother to a 5 year old son and a 3 year old daughter.