Dr. Hughes is a board-certified pediatrician, international board certified lactation consultant (IBCLC), and a mother of three. She is the founder and lead physician of the first pediatric direct primary care clinic in Kansas City, Bloom Pediatrics and Lactation (bloomdpc.com). She is also Kansas City's only breastfeeding medicine physician. She started her practice as a way to provide quality, convenient, and accessible care to the children of Kansas City. She lives in the Kansas City metro with her husband, son, and twins.