Tracy Burton, NP-Paeds, MHSc, IBCLC
mother, pediatric nurse practitioner, lactation consultant, educator, baby wellness expert
Tracy Burton is a highly knowledgeable and respected pediatric nurse practitioner whose specialty is newborn assessment, baby wellness, lactation consultation, clinical nutrition and sleep consultation. Her focus is rooted within health promotion and disease prevention.
The foundation of her clinical practice relies on evidence-based medicine to guide the care that she provides to many patients and their families. Her clinical interest focuses on overcoming barriers to increasing breastfeeding rates and longevity among ethnic families.
In a clinical setting, she works closely with patients to customize a care plan that works for their lifestyle to ensure that families are empowered with education and evidence-based therapeutic interventions that lead to successful clinical outcomes. When working with families who experience challenges related to health and wellness, she firmly believes that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”.
In continuing along a path of lifelong learning, Tracy completed her post-graduate studies in the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program with a specialization in Pediatrics at the University of Toronto. She received a Master of Health Sciences degree from the University of Toronto and holds a Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Nursing from Toronto Metropolitan University.
She is currently registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario and the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners.