Wendy Wisner

Wendy Wisner

Freelance Journalist, Lactation Education Counselor


Health, Wellness, Parenting, Lactation Education


CUNY Hunter College


These days, parents and families often feel inundated with information and guidance. It's easy to feel overwhelmed as you try to make the best health and wellness choices for yourself and your family. Remember that no parent is perfect. We are all doing the best we can with what we've got.

— Wendy Wisner


Wendy Wisner is an international board certified lactation consultant (IBCLC) and lactation educator counselor. She has worked with breastfeeding moms since 2009, and has written about all things breastfeeding, maternal/child health, parenting, and general health and wellness for many publications, both online and in print. She is mother to two boys.


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