Mona Sakr, of North Carolina, USA and previously of Alexandria, Egypt and the UAE, earned both her MBBS and MSc in Public Health/MCH from Alexandria University in Egypt. She was formerly the Maternal & Child Health (MCH) Specialist and Coordinator at the Ministry of Health in Ajman, United Arab Emirates. She has been an IBCLC since 2007. Since receiving her IBCLC certification, Dr. Sakr helped to establish the first breastfeeding clinic in Ajman. She is married and has three children.