Dr. Manisha Gogri, Lactation Consultant and Family Physician
Dr. Manisha Gogri
International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and Family Physician
Dr. Manisha Gogri, Lactation Consultant and Family Physician

Dr. Manisha Gogri - Education and Training

  • M.B.B.S. -
    Seth G.S. Medical College and K.E.M. HospitalSeth G.S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital
    , Mumbai
  • Certified Childbirth Educator from
    Childbirth InternationalChildbirth International
  • Certified Pre & Post natal fitness instructor from Moms in Motion, Sara’s City Workout (Chicago)
  • Mother support group(MSG) Counsellor, and Trainer in basic and advanced lactation management-
    BPNI MaharashtraBPNI Maharashtra
  • Leader for La Leche League International-the largest voluntary mother support group in the world
  • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)
  • Certified Prenatal bonding facilitator(USA)
  • Trained at International Breastfeeding Centre-Toronto, Canada

Work Experience

  • Conceptualised and started a pregnancy program called FIT FOR BIRTH LACTATIONTM, for couples in Mulund, Ghatkopar and Thane in 2002, at a time when no such program existed in these parts of the city. More than 3000 couples (which include Medical professionals) have so far benefited from these classes.
  • Has trained Doctors, Medical students, Nurses, as well as grass root level IYCN Anganwadi Health Workers (ICDS) and aspiring mother support group leaders.
  • Currently the secretary of BPNI Maharashtra and supports the MSG program in Municipal Hospitals in Mumbai.
  • Conducting free meetings for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers to provide information and support.
  • Also provides support long distance via telephone, emails, whatsapp and facebook groups.
  • Has worked as a Lactation Consultant at Shivani Maternity Hospital, Seven Hills hospital and Dr. L. H. Hiranandani Hospital in Mumbai.
  • Has worked as a trainer and mentor for CAPPA India Lactation Educator Programme.
  • Formerly worked as Head for South East Asia Region in the Global Collaboration Committee of ILCA (International lactation Consultants association).
  • Presently runs private clinic in Powai – FIT FOR BIRTH LACTATIONTM and does virtual consultations worldwide for all kinds of baby feeding issues.
  • Works as Lactation Consultant for the Pregnancy Care Program by Luke Coutinho.
  • Executive Director-Lactation Professional of Airway Collab Chapter-India, The Tongue Tie and Sleep Institute by Dentician.
  • Has been a member of National and International Organisations such as:
    • Childbirth InternationalChildbirth International
    • La Leche LeagueLa Leche League
    • Lamaze InternationalLamaze International
    • International Lactation Consultants AssociationInternational Lactation Consultants Association
    • Academy of Breastfeeding MedicineAcademy of Breastfeeding Medicine
    • International Association of Tongue-tie ProfessionalsInternational Association of Tongue-tie Professionals
    • BPNI Delhi and MaharashtraBPNI Delhi and Maharashtra
    • Human Milk Banking Association of IndiaHuman Milk Banking Association of India
    • Luke Coutinho Integrative and Lifestyle MedicineLuke Coutinho Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine
    • Pregnancy Care ProgramHolistic Nutrition
    • The Tongue Tie and Sleep Institute by DenticianThe Tongue Tie and Sleep Institute by Dentician
    • Airway ColabAirway Colab

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