About Us


aboutLactSpeak is a forum for professional lactation speakers to list their services, enabling conference and event planners to find professional lactation speakers for their venues.

All speakers listed on this site represent that they have professional presentation experience and are respected for their clinical and/or academic expertise.

This site is not an agent for the speakers, and does not provide a warranty of the quality of their services. Conference and event planners may contact listed speakers directly to negotiate services.

Why Should You Invest in a Professional Speaker?

aboutA professional speaker will draw larger attendance, increasing profits. She will also give more informative and entertaining sessions, which will increase audience satisfaction, as well as future attendance. Conference planners almost always find that their conferences are dramatically improved with the investment of a professional speaker!

Welcome to LactSpeak



welcome to lactspeak This is your one-stop destination when you need a professional speaker for your lactation conference. Our site hosts an impressive cadre of talented speakers in the field of lactation, including many top-notch clinicians, authors, and researchers. These are the speakers your audience wants to hear. Feel free to browse our site to meet our excellent speakers and discover the tools that will help make your next conference a tremendous success.



Speaker Focus

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett

Dr. Kendall-Tackett is a health psychologist and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, and the Owner and Editor-in-Chief of Praeclarus Press, a small press specializing in women’s health. Dr. Kendall-Tackett is Editor-in-Chief of Clinical Lactation, Fellow of the American Psychological Association in Health and Trauma Psychology, President of the APA Division of Trauma Psychology, and Editor-in-Chief-elect of Psychological Trauma. She is a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Texas Tech University School of Medicine in Amarillo, Texas and Research Associate at the Crimes against Children Research Center at the University of New Hampshire.

Dr. Kendall-Tackett specializes in women’s-health research including breastfeeding, depression, trauma, and health psychology. Her research interests include the psychoneuroimmunology of maternal depression and the lifetime health effects of trauma.