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

Alyssa Schnell

Alyssa has been helping mothers and babies in the St. Louis area with breastfeeding for the past 12 years, first as a La Leche League Leader and then as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).  She works in private practice. Her practice, Sweet Pea Breastfeeding Support, provides prenatal and postpartum lactation consultations, breastfeeding classes, as well as breast pump sales and rentals.  Alyssa enjoys working with all mothers and babies, but she has an extra special place in her heart for helping mothers through adoption and surrogacy to breastfeed their babies.  She is the author of Breastfeeding Without Birthing:  A Breastfeeding Guide for Mothers Through Adoption, Surrogacy, and Other Special Circumstances and has been featured in Adoptive Families magazine.  Alyssa is the proud mother of three breastfed children, two by birth and one by adoption.