Breastfeeding Centre of Excellence

Breastfeeding Clinic Coordinator

Sue Hermann
Sue Hermann, MSN, IBCLC, PNC(c)

Breastfeeding Clinic Coordinator
Advanced Practice Nurse

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Ave., Room M5-208
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5


Phone: 416-480-6100, ext. 87751

Clinical Profile:

Over the past 20 years, Sue has worked in the DAN Women & Babies Program at Sunnybrook. In her role as Advanced Practice Nurse, she develops and revises breastfeeding standards of care and policies and procedures that guide the practice of both lactation consultants and nurses. Sue also assists nurses in developing breastfeeding plans for women and their infants who have more challenging breastfeeding situations during their hospital stay. She has a special interest in promoting, supporting and protecting breastfeeding in vulnerable groups like infants of diabetic mothers.

Research Publications:

  • Watson J, Hermann S, Kiss A, Lam-McCulloch J. Breastfeeding support for the pregnant/postpartum woman with diabetes. BestStart Resource Centre, Province of Ontario Ministry of Child and Youth Services.
  • Watson J, Hermann S, Johnson B. (2013). Developing a Policy to Support Breastfeeding in Women Who are Hospitalized and Acutely Ill. Nursing for Women’s Health.