A 30-year-old female asked:
Can a breastfeeding consultant order blood work?
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Pediatrics 46 years experience
Not in most locals: State rules vary but most require a physician, pa or certified nurse practitioner to order any lab. Most consultants work alongside some of these professionals & can recommend that it be done.
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Last updated Oct 19, 2012
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