Diana West, BA, IBCLC, is an international board certified lactation consultant (IBCLC) in private practice in New Jersey and a La Leche League Leader. She is the author of Defining Your Own Success: Breastfeeding after Breast Reduction Surgery, and co-author of Sweet Sleep: Nighttime and Naptime Strategies for the Breastfeeding Family, the 8th edition of The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, The Breastfeeding Mother’s Guide to Making More Milk, Breastfeeding after Breast and Nipple Procedures, and ILCA’s popular Clinician’s Breastfeeding Triage Tool. She is the Director of Media Relations for La Leche League International and a member of the editorial review board of the Journal of Clinical Lactation. She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and is the administrator of the high-traffic BFAR.org and LowMilkSupply.org websites. She lives with her three sons and one husband in the picturesque mountains of western New Jersey in the United States.
Lisa Marasco, MA, IBCLC has worked with breastfeeding mothers for over twenty years, first as a La Leche League leader and also as an international board-certified lactation consultant (IBCLC) since 1993. She holds a master's degree in human development with specialization in lactation and is recognized for her expertise in milk production problems. Lisa is co-author with Diana West of of The Breastfeeding Mother's Guide to Making More Milk (McGraw-Hill, 2008), a contributing author to Core Curriculum for Lactation Consultant Practice (International Lactation Consultant Association, 2007) and continues to research, write, and speak as she pursues answers to milk supply mysteries. She has four adult children and lives with her husband, Tom, in Santa Maria, California, where she continues to help mothers both through her private practice and for Santa Barbara County WIC.
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