Anna is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant at Hennepin County Medical Center. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Nursing from Concordia College, Moorhead, MN and her Master of Arts degree from Bethel University, St. Paul, MN.
Anna worked as a registered nurse in the Birth Center at HCMC from 2001-2006. She has been the Nurse Manager for Childbirth Education and Breastfeeding Services since 2007. In 2011, she also became the manager for the Obstetrical Testing Unit and Birth Center Welcome Desk. Anna leads the team who is helping HCMC achieve Baby Friendly Hospital Designation.
Anna's lactation interests include assisting with common newborn lactation issues, helping mothers initiate their milk supply, and teaching hand expression. She also enjoys providing staff and patient education.