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Schedule time with an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)

Welcome to Spectra Baby USA’s Lactation Consultant scheduling page where we offer individualized Lactation Consulting for Spectra moms.  It is our mission to support and educate moms through their breastfeeding and pumping journeys.  You got this, and we’ve got you!

*The information provided to you by the Spectra Baby USA website, mobile device or “virtual LC” is for information and educational purposes only. The information provided on our website, mobile device or appointments made with our Virtual LC’s does not constitute medical advice or replace face to face medical care or lactation consultation. We encourage you to use our services in addition to regular communication with your or your baby’s healthcare provider. By scheduling an appointment with our Virtual LC, you agree and understand these terms.*

Meet The Lactation Team

Mirine

Mirine Richey has a Master’s Degree in Public Health and has been an IBCLC since 2009. Mirine has worked in hospitals, birth centers, health department programs, and national programs as a lactation program trainer and epidemiologist since 2010. Mirine is currently a faculty member of Florida State University. She’s also a mom of 2 girls and brought passion for helping mothers into every aspect of her career!

Melissa

Melissa Portunato is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and holds a Master’s Degree in Health and Wellness, with a focus on Lactation Consulting. Melissa has 5 children and is currently breastfeeding her youngest. She pursued her lactation calling in 2011 after being unsuccessful at nursing her first two children. She began her lactation career in private practice providing affordable evidence-based care to local breastfeeding families. She has worked for the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital where she provided specialized lactation care in the NICU, and Cardiac Unit. Additionally, she has worked in the ethnically diverse communities of South Florida alongside experienced and re-certified IBCLCs in the WIC Program. Melissa is passionate about normalizing breastfeeding and providing genuine lactation care to all families.

Jacque

Jacque is a Bachelor’s prepared Registered Nurse and Board Certified Lactation Consultant with over a decade of experience helping families navigate parenthood. In 2008 during her first course in lactation Jacque knew she had found her passion! Since then she has gained experience in urgent care, family practice, WIC, and as the Lactation Coordinator/Perinatal Educator of a regional health center. As the mother of four sons, Jacque knows many of the struggles mothers face and has a strong desire to support them along the way.

Lizabeth

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Lizbeth ‘Liz’ Gonzalez is a highly skilled health care professional with over 20 years of experience in the mother-baby nourishment field. Liz became a certified IBCLC in 2010 and has since worked with hospitals, birthing centers, WIC, and health organizations all over the globe. Liz combines her personal experience of nursing her four children and her professional expertise as an IBCLC to promote, protect, and support all moms. Her goal is to help moms enjoy and embrace their breastfeeding journey.

What You’ll Get

Breast Pumping and Feeding