Yolanda Fortin is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), Educator, and Postpartum Doula. She also has her PhD in Psychology from Boston University. She left a career as a research psychologist to pursue an enduring passion that developed while breastfeeding her first child; be there to help women breastfeed who want to breastfeed, on their own terms! She pursued her lactation education at the University of California-San Diego, completed internships at hospitals in Long Beach and Anaheim, and has provided families with breastfeeding education and guidance in the classroom, birth center, in their homes, and in her offices ever since. Her experiences have taught her that humility, compassion, and a dose of laughter are essential to providing exceptional breastfeeding support that ultimately, empowers mothers with knowledge and the conviction to overcome challenges.
You can learn more about Yolanda, her classes, and her services at www.phdmilk.com.