Southern Tier Breastfeeding Coalition
Laurel Wilson IBCLC, RLC, BSc, CLE, CLD, CCCE, BSc, CPPI
As a perinatal professional, Laurel has focused her twenty-six year career on offering the latest evidence-based information to help update professionals on practices, policies and the hot topics in lactation. She spends the majority of her time as an International Keynote Speaker at conferences and offering perinatal workshops to nurses, doctors, midwives, public health, WIC, and community support professionals. She customizes curriculum to meet the needs of the professionals she is educating. She has a unique interest in epigenetics and the microbiome, marijuana and breastfeeding, the influence of the prenatal period and attachment on long-term development, breastmilk and brain development, milk expression research, community counseling skills, and the long term impact of skin to skin care and biological nurturing. Laurel believes in interesting, interactive, thought-provoking and visually stimulating presentations. She believes that every educational experience is an opportunity to spark lactation passion and help unite science and the heart. Laurel is a seasoned presenter and comfortable leading small interactive workshop as well as presenting to large audiences. Her facilitation skills focus on community and deep understanding.