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.

Featured Speaker

Cynthia Good, MS, LMHC, IBCLC, CATSM

Cynthia Good, MS Clinical Psychology, is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Psychotherapist, author, consultant, and internationally recognized speaker. She is also Certified in Acute Traumatic Stress Management, and formerly served as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Midwifery at Bastyr University where she taught counseling skills. She focuses on issues related to birth, lactation, culture, psychology, ethics, equity, diversity, and inclusion. Cynthia has a strong interest in the field of lactational psychology, the name of which she coined in the Journal of Human Lactation in 2006. She is the Director of Perinatal Mental Health and Parent Support at Sandbox Therapy Group in Washington, USA and serves as Program Chair for GOLD Lactation. She brings the evidence, insights, and tools of psychology and lactation consulting to her unique presentations, many of which present information and teach skills that are essential to understanding and effectively responding to the complex psychosocial realities of families living in diverse contexts. She is a member of the National Center for Crisis Management and the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress. She formerly served as Research Associate in the Publications Department of La Leche League International, a member of Mothering Magazine’s Expert Panel, faculty of Parkland College in Illinois, USA where she taught both statistics and abnormal psychology, and Education Manager at the International Lactation Consultant Association. She has authored, contributed to, and provided editorial review of numerous publications. Her work has been translated from English into Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Croatian, Hungarian, and Chinese. She has experience working with the full spectrum of lactation—from healthy, well-supported parents nurturing healthy, full-term newborns to dyads coping with perinatal mental health issues to adoptive parents inducing lactation for nurslings with special needs.

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