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

Jimi Francis

After completing a Bachelor of Science degree, Dr. Jimi Francis completed a Master of Science degree at the University of Nevada in Reno with a focus on infant nutrition. She then received a fellowship to complete a Doctoral degree with an emphasis in maternal/infant nutrition at the University of California in Davis. While attending UC Davis she also obtained graduate minors in human physiology and statistics.

Dr. Jimi currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Foundation for Maternal, Infant, and Lactation Knowledge, a non-profit organization that supports and promotes research.

With over 25 years experience as an instructor, Dr. Jimi has instructed general and specific principles of nutrition, lactation, and breast physiology with all levels of audiences from pre-school to post-graduate. Dr. Jimi is a life-long learner and has recently completed her credential for Certified Clinical Research Professional.

Dr. Francis maintains a small private practice as a lactation and nutritional consultant.

Dr. Jimi has three grown children and four grandchildren. In her leisure time Dr. Jimi enjoys an active lifestyle with her family that includes dancing, skiing, sailing, and spending time with her grandchildren.