Brooklyn-based Kate DiMarco Ruck, BA, IBCLC, CBS is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and Certified Breastfeeding Specialist providing breast/chest/bodyfeeding support to families in the New York City Metro Area.
Kate is a compassionate and knowledgeable IBCLC trained in the Oral Habilitation of the Breastfeeding Dyad, and Rhythmic Movement and Reflexes in the Infant.
Kate has volunteered internationally within refugee communities through Carry The Future, providing necessary breastfeeding support and aid during emergency situations.
She is an active participant in the local, national and international lactation community.
Kate currently serves on the board of New York Lactation Consultants Association as Education/Events Coordinator and Marketing/Outreach Director. Kate enjoys collaborating with her colleagues, through brainstorming on client situations, speaking together at conferences, and organizing events for professional development. Kate is continually attending professional conferences and trainings to keep up with the evolving field of human lactation in order to provide the best possible care for her clients.
Kate is founder of The Parenting Studio- a community space in Brooklyn, NY. Kate lives with her husband Ken, and two formerly breastfed children, Orion (13) and Josie (10), and they all really want a pandemic dog.