Dr Afif EL-Khuffash is a Consultant Neonatologist Paediatrician and lactation consultant at the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin, Ireland. He is also an accomplished artist. We discuss his career as a neonatologist and his venture into painting. We also discuss the marathon sport that is breastfeeding and how the women of Ireland need more support with their breastfeeding journeys. This was a beautiful conversation.
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Podcast Episode Timestamps
00:01:14 – Early education and interest in medicine
00:06:19 – Similarities between Ireland and the Arab world
00:18:30 – religion and beliefs
00:26:55 – getting into neonocology
00:40:00 – all things breast feeding
00:75:25 – c-section and breastfeeding
00:85:55 – breastfeeding and medications
00:96:50 – artwork
00:108:55 – weaning children
00:111:38 – advice to young people
00:113:09 – what is the meaning of life?