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

Kathy Parkes

Kathy Parkes is a registered nurse, an international board certified lactation consultant, a Fellow of the International Lactation Consultant Association, and has a BS in psychology.  She has been board certified since 1992, and has worked with mothers and babies in a wide variety of breastfeeding situations in both hospital and private practice settings.  Certified by the Texas WIC Department, Kathy is a Peer Counselor trainer.  Kathy provides lactation inservices, breastfeeding presentations, Peer Counselor trainings, and business lactation consultations through Breastfeeding Perspectives, her private practice.