SurrogateFirst warmly welcomes Alyssa Schnell, author of Breastfeeding Without Birthing to share with our non-gestational parents about breastfeeding options. Did you know that as intended parents you can breast feed with or without inducing lactation? Did you know that the quality of breast milk from induced lactation is of the same quality as breast milk from pregnant woman? Alyssa has helped hundreds of parents to induce lactation so join us to learn more about this important parenting skill.
Date: Wednesday, April 21
Time: 09:00 - 10:00 AM PST
Alyssa has been helping parents and babies with breastfeeding since 2002, first as a La Leche League Leader and now as an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant since 2009. In her private practice, she consults with families around the globe who wish to induce lactation or relactate as well as with local families with a variety of needs. She is the author of Breastfeeding Without Birthing: A Breastfeeding Guide for Mothers Through Adoption, Surrogacy, and Other Special Circumstances and a professional supplement to the book, The Breastfeeding Without Birthing Professional Pack online training. Alyssa has authored articles for The Journal of Human Lactation, The Journal of Clinical Lactation, La Leche League’s Leader Today and Breastfeeding Today magazines, and Adoptive Families magazine. She is an international speaker on the topics of inducing lactation, relactation, and other related topics. Alyssa is the proud mother of three breastfed children, two by birth and one by adoption.
You can learn more about her book and consultation services at AlyssaSchnellIBCLC.com