International board certified lactation consultant (IBCLC)
Linda is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) serving the clients at Doulas of Orange County. She is a mother to five wonderful children, all of whom were breastfed. Wanting to help others experience the joys of breastfeeding that she experienced, she decided to join a breastfeeding peer-to-peer support organization as a volunteer. She has been an accredited breastfeeding counselor for over 20 years. Linda later became a certified Lactation Educator through the Lactation Institute in Encino, CA, and took their extensive IBCLC Preparation course She is passionate in her calling to help new parents effectively breastfeed their babies and support them. Many years of experience have proven invaluable in her Lactation Consulting practice.
Linda has held the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant credential since 2011 and has been in private practice since then. She believes in meeting families where they are and working with each individual to come up with a plan of action that fits their specific needs.