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Below is a list of the IBCLCs in your state who have a specialized interest in oral function and tongue-tie and have completed the Master Class. Please be sure to fully inquire as to the experience and qualifications of any practitioner, including IBCLC, manual therapist/bodyworker or physician/dentist before choosing your care providers. 


Carmen E. Baker-Clark, BA, IBCLC, RLC

Northern New Jersey and Manhattan


Home visit and virtual lactation consultations. Expert infant feeding, pumping, and oral rehabilitation care plans and solutions.

Consults offered in English and Spanish.

Cristina Bierce RN, MSN, IBCLC

Fairfield County CT, Putnam County NY


In person and virtual appointments. My goal is to provide support to each family reach their breastfeeding goals with the individualized support they need. Understanding and accepting of each families differences.

Erica Charpentier, IBCLC, RLC

Westchester County, NY


Providing families with empathetic, client-led lactation care focused on your breastfeeding/chestfeeding goals. Our action plans are developed together to ensure that they fit your family's needs. I offer office, in-home, and virtual consultations. Office located in Mount Kisco, NY.


Barbara Cohen, IBCLC, RLC

Globally for virtual visits/Manhattan and Long Island City for home visits


Skilled holistic lactation care covering complex issues including oral habilitation around tethered oral tissues. Non-judgemental and process-oriented approach to feeding issues respecting each family's unique goals and choices.

Carrie Dean, IBCLC, LMT

Westchester, NYC, Long Island


In- home lactation visits offering compassionate care to educate and empower families to meet their breastfeeding goals.

Free weekly support group.

Jen Deshaies, IBCLC
Syracuse Lactation
Home and Office Visits in Syracuse, NY & Central New York

Rachael Faustino CPNP, IBCLC

Westchester and Putnam Counties in NY


My goal is to empower parents and families in my community with relevant support, tools and knowledge to promote a healthy and positive infant feeding relationship.

Maria Fernandez RN, IBCLC

Long Island - New York

(516) 331-1226

My mission is to empower families with evidence-based practices, tools, and knowledge, fostering a healthy and positive infant-feeding relationship.

Consults offered in English and Spanish.

Annie Frisbie, MA, IBCLC
Serving Queens and Brooklyn, NY

Home Visits
In-Network with Aetna

Client-centered care that values your lived experience while providing recommendations & counseling based on up-to-date and research-based information on anatomy, physiology, biology, and nutrition.

Tamara Hawkins RN, NP-C, IBCLC, CHHC

Manhattan, Bergen and Hudson Counties NJ


Tamara is a licensed Family Nurse Practitioner with 15yrs experience as an IBCLC.

She primarily accepts insurance in her Manhattan office but also offers home and virtual visits.

Joy Holland, IBCLC

Westchester County, NY


Feeding a baby with your body isn't always easy. Please reach out to me for support and guidance to help you achieve your goals.

Rebecca Koyf, IBCLC 
New York Lactation Care Inc.
Provide In-home and In-Office consultations in NYC and surrounding areas.

Ellen Lasser CPNP IBCLC

New York/westchester and Tristate area


IBCLC and Pediatric Nurse practitioner - serving all kinds of mom/baby issues with special interest in Tongue tie and low milk supply


Thaisa Lemos, PhD, IBCLC

Brooklyn, NY


I'm an IBCLC with extensive experience with first-time and ex-pat families.

Consults offered in English and Portuguese.

Alissa Licata, FNP-C, IBCLC

Long Island, NY


I am an IBCLC and Nurse Practitioner who offers a nonjudgmental, comforting and motivating approach to breastfeeding your baby.

Lauren Lieto MS/MPH, RN, IBCLC 

Dutchess County NY and surrounding area


Lauren has a background in maternal child health nursing and public health. She is deeply committed to improving maternity care practices and reducing health inequities.

Chaya Lighten, MHA, RPA-C, IBCLC

Central NJ, Staten Island, NY, telehealth


My extensive traditional pediatric experience combined with holistic outlook allows me to practice with a unique yet complete philosophy of the breastfeeding dyad.

Janet Markovits, LMT, IBCLC

Home visits in NYC, Brooklyn and surrounding areas, Office visit in Park Slope and Noho


Catered care to help you succeed in your breastfeeding journey without judgement. Putting together an ideal plan, to help you achieve your goals with confidence. We incorporate baby massage and lymphatic drainage.

Heather Mastro, BS, IBCLC

Home visits available in the counties of Yates, Schuyler, Steuben and surrounding areas.


Heather provides in-home and virtual lactation consultations. Several major insurance companies accepted.

Sonia Mathisson MS, RD, IBCLC

Westchester county


At home lactation assistance

Denise McDonald, IBCLC

New York City - Brooklyn mainly


Providing In-Office and Virtual consultations in NYC and Brooklyn.

Mary Miller, MA, IBCLC, RLC, CPD

Western NY


Offering individualized orofacial feeding support for infants and young children with orofacial challenges, along with assessments and referrals for older children and adults with the same concerns. Professional training available for healthcare professionals as well!

Consults offered in English and Spanish.

Anna Mroczek, BS, RN, IBCLC

Utica, NY and surrounding areas.


Private practice lactation support, complete and comprehensive dyad care. Specializing in tongue tie, low milk supply, and hormonal imbalances.

Pauline Nardella, FNP-BC, MS, MPA, IBCLC

New York, New Jersey & Lower Connecticut


Integrative Lactation and Family Health is a comprehensive specialty practice dedicated to lactation. It integrates evidence based interventions, both holistic and conventional, to achieve optimal breastfeeding outcomes for mother, baby and family.

Kate DiMarco Ruck, BA, IBCLC
New York City- Brooklyn, Queens & Manhattan
Compassionate and knowledgeable IBCLC care specializing in supporting families whose babies have tethered oral tissues, structural issues, low milk supply, over-supply, adoptive breast/chestfeeding, slow weight gain, multiple births, among other lactation issues. Offering weekly breastfeeding support group. Kate is an inclusive practitioner and proudly serves all families looking for assistance with infant feeding.


Sarah Shapiro, IBCLC

Serving families with highly effective telehealth live video calls anywhere with internet, and making in person home visits in Columbia County, NY, and nearby areas, including New York’s Southern Capital District, Northern Dutchess County, and Berkshire County, MA.

(518) 672-1519

Supporting families to overcome all manner of challenges along their unique feeding journeys, also providing prenatal education and back to work planning guidance. Able to accept several private insurances, with steeply sliding scale for Medicaid participants.

Jessica Thomas, Boobie Broad, RN, BSN, IBCLC

Located in Poughkeepsie, providing home visits to surrounding areas throughout the Hudson Valley. Office visits in Newburgh, NY


Encourages honest, respectful, & realistic conversations about birth, parenthood, & infant feeding that build a culture of celebrating parent’s strength & wisdom through weekly parenting & feeding support circles. Private home & office visits for feeding consultations.

Simone Toomer, IBCLC, CD, LCCE, ISE

Charlotte, NC and NYC


Birth and Parenting transforms us. I approach lactation from both a whole and holistic lens, looking at the family as opposed to just the baby and considering your story, prenatally, through the birth and after. As a parent, doula and lactation consultant who experienced and overcame feeding challenges I know feeding support makes a difference. Nothing is black and white. You reaching your goals and being empowered to do so is what matters.

Cathleen Walker, MA, RNC, IBCLC

Westchester County NY & Fairfield County, CT


I’ve always believed that feeding your baby is an intimate and powerful life event whether or not it is from the breast or from a bottle. A feeding plan that is comfortable and rewarding for everyone is the best choice. I support all choices.

Allison J. Walsh IBCLC, LCCE, FACCE

New York City (lower Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn)


I have been an IBCLC since 2006 and love helping families to feel confident and enjoy their babies.

Jane Weiser Ed.D., RN, IBCLC

Metropolitan NY & Long Island


Focusing on improving the effectiveness & efficiency of feedings so families can learn to enjoy the newborn experience.

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