About the Author
Joan Younger Meek, MD, MS, RD, FAAP, IBCLC, is chief of the division of general academic pediatrics of the Nemours Children's Clinic of Orlando. She is on the teaching faculty of the pediatric residency training program at the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children & Women in Orlando, Florida. She is a board certified pediatrician, a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and is a breastfeeding coordinator for the Florida chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She currently serves on the boards of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine and the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners. She lives in Orlando, Florida.