Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA fell in love with breastfeeding while nursing her three sons, Carl, Peter, and Ben, who are now grown.  In 1982, before the lactation profession existed, she began working as a volunteer peer-supporter and found her passion: helping families meet their lactation goals.  

Board-certified as a lactation consultant in 1991, from 1993 to 2003 Nancy started and grew a large private lactation practice in the Chicago area, where she saw thousands of families. Since then, she's worked for a major breast-pump company and a national corporate lactation program. Currently, Nancy speaks at events around the world and trains aspiring and recertifying lactation consultants online via LactaLearning.com. She also contracts with hospitals to help improve breastfeeding practices.

Nancy's mission is to simplify life for new families, many of whom--without realizing it--make breastfeeding more complicated than it needs to be.

To accomplish this mission, Nancy develops innovative lactation education and tools. Her textbooks for lactation specialists, Breastfeeding Answers, Second Edition and its Pocket Guide, are used worldwide.  Her Natural Breastfeeding Professional Package provides digital resources for professionals for staff training and one-on-one work with families.

Her books for parents include Breastfeeding Made Simple: Seven Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers, which she co-authored with Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Working and Breastfeeding Made Simple, and her tiny troubleshooting guide Breastfeeding Solutions: Quick Tips for the Most Common Nursing Challenges. Its companion Breastfeeding Solutions app is used worldwide and is available on the App Store and Google Play. Her YouTube channel is viewed by millions of families.

In 2008 the International Lactation Consultant Association officially recognized Nancy’s contributions to the field of lactation by awarding her the designation FILCA, Fellow of the International Lactation Consultant Association. Nancy was one of the first group of 16 to be recognized for their lifetime achievements in breastfeeding.

Contact Nancy by email: nancy@nancymohrbacher.com  Follow Nancy on Facebook, Twitter (@BFReporter), Pinterest, and YouTube.


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