Dr. Engstrom is a Certified Nurse-Midwife and a Women’s Healthcare Nurse Practitioner and has worked in the area of women’s health and maternal-newborn nursing for over 45 years. Her clinical experience includes providing prenatal and postnatal care, family planning services, and gynecological, reproductive endocrinology, and infertility services. She is also a human milk and lactation researcher. She has published 88 papers in peer-reviewed journals and written several book chapters. Dr. Engstrom has taught nurses, nurse-midwives, and nurse practitioners for over 40 years and has won numerous awards for her teaching. She is a Certified Nurse Educator and Certified Online Educator and her teaching has focused on reproductive health, human milk and breastfeeding, research methods, epidemiology, and biostatistics.