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Breastfeeding Medicine service (outpatient) at Inova OB-GYN - Falls Church

The Breastfeeding Medicine Program at Inova OB-GYN in Falls Church combines expert clinical experience with dedicated, personalized care to allow each mother to find the best version of breastfeeding success for herself and her baby.

We are located at the Inova Medical Group – OB-GYN office at 500 N. Washington Street, Suite 300, Falls Church, VA 22046. Call 571-419-5644 with questions or to make an appointment. Download printable brochure PDF

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Meet our Breastfeeding Medicine doctor: Karen Bodnar, MD

Dr. Karen BodnarKaren Bodnar, MD, IBCLC, FABM is a board-certified pediatric hospitalist at Inova Children’s Hospital. She earned her Medical Degree and completed her Residency at the University of Florida.

Dr. Bodnar is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, as well as the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. In addition, she is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).

Dr. Bodnar’s goal is to provide caring support to help mothers succeed at reaching their personal breastfeeding goals.

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