Kim Dart is a Registered Perinatal Certified Nurse, Practitioner and Consultant specializing in Breastfeeding and Maternal-infant care in the greater Toronto area. She has been a Breastfeeding consultant since 1998. She began her private practice, Baby’s First Sips, in 2008. For over 25 years, she has been teaching prenatal classes and helping mothers, mothers-to-be and couples with breastfeeding challenges. She specializes in many breastfeeding issues such as difficulty latching, flat, sore and cracked nipples, low milk supply, breastfeeding twins, and much more...
Kim received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree from University of Toronto and has worked in various positions in Maternal Newborn Nursing in hospital, clinic, and home care settings. She has obtained Perinatal Nurse certification from the Canadian Nurses association, and a Master of Science in Nursing Degree specializing in family-centered maternal and newborn care.
Kim has been active on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Lactation Consultant Association through her experience helping breastfeeding mothers utilizing her highly specialized knowledge in this field. Kim is a professor at Humber College teaching Nursing continuing education in Obstetrics and Breastfeeding. Kim works at Mount Sinai Hospital as a high-risk maternal infant nurse and perinatal clinical nurse specialist.
As a mother of 4 children, she began her independent breastfeeding practice as a consultant in breastfeeding and newborn behaviours. She obtained her International Board Certified Lactation Consultant certificate (IBCLC) in 1998 and has re-certified to maintain highest standards as a member of both Canadian and International Lactation Consultants Association.