Heather Dvorak, IBCLC, RLC
Heather is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant with a degree in Applied Psychology. She is a TOTs (Tethered Oral Tissues) trained professional and has completed extensive training in supporting infants with tongue and lip ties. She had the opportunity to complete her 1,000 clinical hours required to become an IBCLC in a variety of settings including a local hospital Mother Baby Unit, Level III NICU, and as a Breastfeeding Counselor through Breastfeeding USA.
She and her husband live in Lombard and have twin daughters and two singleton sons. Prior to opening her private practice, Heather worked with children from birth through age 3 with developmental delays and disabilities in Early Intervention for 11 years.
Heather provides home visits in the western suburbs of Chicago including Lombard, Elmhurst, Glen Ellyn, Wheaton, Bloomingdale, Addison, Downers Grove, Lisle, Naperville and surrounding suburbs. She also sees patients at her office in Downers Grove.
She is particularly passionate about supporting families with multiples, and children with tethered oral tissues, special needs, food allergies and prematurity. She is committed to assisting families in reaching their breastfeeding goals and has additional interests in nutrition, natural healthy living, and natural birth.
Amanda Kosanda, IBCLC, RLC
Amanda is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant with a degree in Animal Sciences from the University of Illinois. She has extensive experience with exclusive pumping, multiples, food allergies and tethered oral tissues.
Amanda and her husband live in Cambridge, WI with their twin daughters, singleton son, and effervescent Vizsla. Amanda is available for in-home lactation consultations in much of South Central Wisconsin including Baraboo, Beloit, Delafield, Elkhorn, Janesville, Lake Mills, Madison, Middleton, Sun Prairie, Waukesha, Whitewater and surrounding areas. She also provides in-home lactation consultations in Illinois along the I-90 corridor between the Illinois-Wisconsin state line and Rockford.
Amanda is committed to supporting families in reaching their unique breastfeeding goals. She is particularly passionate about providing services to farm communities, small towns and other rural areas.
I was in pain, exhausted, and totally overwhelmed and Heather was incredibly knowledgeable, encouraging, and supportive!