Wendy Wisner

Wendy Wisner


  • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)
  • Lactation Educator Counselor 
  • Health, wellness, and parenting writer


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.




A Word From Wendy Wisner

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. And while we all should be encouraged to make decisions based on the best data and practices possible, ultimately we know our children best and we shouldn't forget the power of our parental instincts.

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