Melissa Kotlen, BSN, RN, IBCLC

Specialty: Lactation specialist
Education: Phillips School of Nursing at Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Melissa Kotlen has been advising mothers on breastfeeding issues for 17 years. She is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and a Registered Nurse (RN), with additional background in Midwifery. Melissa also provides lactation guidance and assists with business development matters for MommaWork, a company focusing on supporting working mothers.Melissa assists women on breastfeeding issues in private, classroom, mother’s group, volunteer, and hospital settings. Her breastfeeding expertise has been featured on CBS News and in American Baby, Parents and Parenting magazines, in addition to appearances on major national television and radio programs. She lives in New York City.

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