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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. 


Isabel Bennett, IBCLC

Nashville, TN


In home and in office Lactation support.

Kimberly Hampton, LPN, IBCLC

Murfreesboro, TN


Kimberly enjoys supporting families with all sorts of breastfeeding issues. She has extensive experience with complex oral motor issues, and collaborates with many other tongue tie professionals in the Nashville area.

Ashley Lucas, RN, IBCLC

Chattanooga, TN and Surrounding areas


Ashley offers in-home, in-office, and virtual consultations, and accepts several PPO insurance plans. Serving the Chattanooga and surrounding areas.

Rachel Martinez, MAT, IBCLC

East Tennessee, including Athens / Cleveland /Chattanooga / Knoxville / Sevierville and more. Telehealth available in all locations.


The IBCLCs with East Tennessee Lactation have been serving families in East Tennessee since 2013. Same day/next day appointments available. Accepting some insurance plans.

Angela Plunkett RN, BSN, IBCLC

south of Nashville, TN


20+ years as a Pediatric RN and IBCLC, helping families succeed on their breastfeeding journey, while working with complex oral issues, and improving lifestyle management skills. Home, telehealth, and office visits in the Middle TN area.

Tennessee Lactation Care LLC

Sherrie Pruitt RDH, IBCLC, Orofacial Myologist

Middle and West Tennessee , Bowling Green, KY


Supporting families from day one on their breastfeeding journey to optimize oral function.

​T. Melinda Ring, IBCLC

Middle Tennessee


Serving families in Middle Tennessee, in-home visits

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