The following slides, numbered 54 to 63, cover the most common clinical problems that we see. A qualified lactation consultant will be an essential member of every team caring for mothers. An around-the-clock service is mandatory. Mothering is a 24 hour, 7 days a week profession. Breastfeeding mothers provide society a multi-billion $ ‘health-save’ which should cover the cost of any government-funded paid leave programs and, very importantly, lactation consultant guidance.