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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. 


Deborah Adler, RN, NP, IBCLC

Orange, Durham, Chatham and Wake Counties in North Carolina


Offering office, virtual and in-home lactation consults in the Triangle of North Carolina.


Mattea Alexander IBCLC, MPH

Chapel Hill/Carrboro, Durham


In network with TLN, Fluent in Spanish, work at Beyond Birth Lactation too. Yoga teacher and Doula.

Consults offered in Spanish & English.

Alicia Aviles-Corey, IBCLC

Carolina Coast Lactation

Camp Lejeune, Onslow County and surrounding areas


Group practice focused on holistic and integrative resolutions and approaches to comprehensive infant feeding concerns (oral dysfunction, food allergies, low milk supply, exclusive pumping, flange sizing, bottle refusal and more)

Heather Bazemore, RN, BSN, MS, IBCLC, FMCHC

Greenville, NC and Eastern NC


We offer in-home and office visits throughout Eastern North Carolina, with our home base in Greenville, NC. We also offer virtual lactation support.

Rachael Anastasio Collins, BSN, RN, IBCLC

Charlotte, NC - serving the Greater Charlotte Area


Expert lactation support snd education services for all families with an approachable, compassionate, and empowering approach to help you meet your goals and find satisfaction in your journey.

Jennifer Corbin, IBCLC, BS

Charlotte, NC


Integrative breastfeeding support

Marcelle Crago, BSN, RN, IBCLC

Asheville, NC


Private lactation consulting and I teach Breastfeeding 101 and Returning to Work classes virtually.

Brenna Harmon, BSN, RN, IBCLC

In-home, in-office, and telehealth available in the Triangle area of North Carolina. Durham, Cary, Raleigh and surrounding areas


Evidence-driven, non-judgemental care with specialty focus areas of tethered oral tissues (Tongue, lip, and buccal ties), exclusive pumping, and mental health. Supports all families and all feeding choices

Carolyn Honea, IBCLC

North Charlotte & Lake Norman area, NC

(704) 997-9406

Carolyn has extensive experience with tongue-tie and other oral function issues, low milk supply, and infant GI symptoms (colic/reflux/etc). She helps parents get to the root of the issue and find solutions to meet their feeding goals and enjoy their breastfeeding experience.


Amanda Howell, IBCLC, CFT

Charlotte, Concord, NC


Practicing with a holistic lens allows for improved outcomes. Becoming sovereign in your infants care allows you to be empowered in your individual outcomes.

Linda Huddleston RN BSN IBCLC, 
Certified Holistic Lactation Consultant.

Charlotte, NC
Experienced in-home consultations specializing in complex breastfeeding challenges (ankyloglossia and co-occurring dysfunctions).

Sarah Lester, BS, IBCLC

Fayetteville NC and surrounding


LATCH services families during the pre and postpartum period for infant feeding support as well as mental health support.

Mara Lubic, LPN, BHS,IBCLC

Asheville, NC & Chesapeake, VA


I’m an asheville based practice, who will be transitioning to Chesapeake,VA in March 2021. I have resources to help dyads in both areas. I love helping people reach their personal feeding goals!

Madison Mawson BSN IBCLC

Fayetteville NC


LATCH services families during the pre and postpartum period for infant feeding support as well as mental health support.


Darla Moneymaker, RN, IBCLC

Southern Pines, NC


I’m a private practice lactation consultant providing in-home consultations in Moore county Sandhills surrounding area

Nanette Petersen, IBCLC

Charlotte/Statesville, NC


Would love to assist you in meeting your goals. Hospital, Birth Center, home visit experienced. Certified 2010.

Mallorie Porter RN, IBCLC

North Charlotte and Lake Norman areas, NC

(704) 997-9406

Mallorie obtained her IBCLC in 2021 and provides in-home and telehealth visits through a private practice. Her passion is to help mothers feel supported, heard, validated, and confident in motherhood while helping them meet their breastfeeding goals.

Jennifer Rizzo BS IBCLC

Greater Charlotte


I provide support for breastfeeding dyads with a special interest in TOT’s, nutrition and wellness.

Lorraine Rocco, RN, IBCLC

Raleigh- Durham, NC


We are private lactation practice that accepts most insurances. We offer comprehensive lactation services in the office, at home and/or through telehealth visits.

Linda Rohlfs RN IBCLC, COMS

Huntersville NC at Novant Hospital

in outpatient and inpatient lactation.

Rebecca Ruhlen, IBCLC, PhD.

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA


Lactation consultant offering home visits and virtual consults. Inclusive, trauma-informed care and counseling skills.


Kimberly Rush, BSN, RN, IBCLC, RLC

Western North Carolina Lactation and infant feeding support

Milli Schaeffer, IBCLC

Clemmons, NC and surrounding areas


Providing in-home visits and virtual consults. Specialized in infant oral structure, function, and rehabilitation. In-Network with most insurance carriers.

Consults offered in English and Spanish.


Leslie Stern CNM, IBCLC

Durham (and Research Triangle), NC

(919) 413-6484

We provide compassionate and non-judgmental care. We are in network with most major insurance companies. Most of our providers have taken the IBCLC’s MasterClass and would love to help you!

Lisa Stewart BSN, RN, IBCLC

Asheville, NC, USA and surrounding communities


I provide home and virtual consults. I have training and experience in assessing oral motor function and restrictions of oral tissues. I work in collaboration with body workers in my area including occupational therapists, chiropractors, and craniosacral therapists.

Laura Swango, BSN, RN, IBCLC



Compassionate care from before birth to weaning, with a focus on meeting new parents where they are, and helping them bond into strong families who value breastfeeding and the role it plays.

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.

Mellissa Willette BSN, IBCLC

Charlotte NC, Fort Mill SC


Hello I have been and OB nurse for over 20 years and fell in love with Lactation consulting. I have been a practicing IBCLC since 2008 and love to work with my moms and babies!

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