Christina Deleon, IBCLC

What are your birth and baby-related certifications?

  • Certified Birth Doula
  • Certified Postpartum Doula
  • Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
  • Child Passenger Safety Technician
  • Babywearing Educator
  • Prenatal Yoga Teacher 
  • Certified Lactation Counselor
  • Board Certified Lactation Consultant

More about me!

Tell us about your past experience that you think is beneficial to lactation work. 

Participating in the Global Big Latch On every year to grow awareness, come together as a community and offer resources to anyone interested.

What led you to become a lactation consultant?

While working at WIC as a nutrition educator, I saw the benefits of breastmilk for children, mothers, families and the environment.

What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources? 

GentleBirth.com, SpinningBabies.com, MamaNatural.com, mental health counselors, body workers, prenatal yoga and dancing! 

What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom? 

How can I serve you? 

What is the best gift you can give a new mom as a lactation expert?

A warm meal and a lactation consultation. 

Fun Facts

What is your favorite TV show or movie?

Good Eats with Alton Brown.

What is your favorite place to vacation?

Anywhere new and outside the country! My favorite place so far is Israel. 

What is your favorite food?

Arroz con gandules (Puerto Rican rice with pigeon peas)

If you had a spirit animal, what would it be?

A fish! The water is my happy place.

What is your favorite way to spend a day off?

Eating fruit and surfing at the beach.

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