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Kari Waddell, NP

About Kari Waddell

Kari Waddell is a Family Nurse Practitioner and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant with 9+ years of experience helping breastfeeding mothers, children, and families. In her free time, Kari enjoys hiking, running, and traveling. Kari has spent time in Uganda, Vietnam, India, and the Dominican Republic providing primary care services to patients of all ages.

Specialty Areas

Lactation Consulting
Newborn care

Education and Certifications

  • Graduate School — University of California, Los Angeles
    Masters in Nursing
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Undergraduate — University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    Bachelor of Science, Nursing
    Chapel Hill, NC
  • Undergraduate — University of California, Berkeley
    Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
    Berkeley, CA

Professional Affiliations

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

Recent Kari Waddell Posts

How do I know if my breastfed baby is getting enough milk? Many parents worry if their baby is getting…



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