Christine Staricka is a Registered, International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant and trained childbirth educator.
Christine created and developed The First 100 Hours© Masterclass, a comprehensive course in optimizing early lactation, which she has taught to hundreds of people working with postpartum families.
She developed the idea when she worked as a hospital-based IBCLC for 10 years.
Christine now has over 22 years experience providing clinical lactation care and support both in the hospital and the community. She has been the facilitator of Baby Café Bakersfield since 2014, which was the first licensed Baby Café to open in California.
As the host of Evolve Lactation Community, a membership and coaching program for aspiring and new lactation consultants, her current role focuses on training and coaching current and aspiring lactation care providers. Christine also hosts The Lactation Training Lab Podcast.
An experienced lactation speaker, Christine has presented for international, national, and local audiences since 2013. She is comfortable and has experience presenting both virtually and in-person. She also has extensive experience teaching both a 45-hour and a 90-hour lactation course, and she is a faculty member of GOLD Lactation Academy.
Christine recently completed 6 years of service on the Board of the United States Lactation Consultant Association (USLCA.) She is a Fellow of the International Lactation Consultant Association. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Phoenix. She has been married for 29 years, lives in California, and is the proud mother of 3 amazing daughters.
You can find more information about Christine and access free resources and downloads at www.ChristineStaricka.com.