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 is available for visits at the Lombard office and via telehealth.
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 Rockwall, Texas, with their twin daughters, singleton son, and effervescent Vizsla. Amanda primarily sees patients in her North Dallas office. She is available on a limited basis, for in-home lactation consultations within 20 minutes of north Rockwall and virtual visits.
Amanda is committed to assisting families in reaching their unique breastfeeding goals and is passionate about supporting children with tethered oral tissues and families with multiples.
When not at work, Amanda loves to be outdoors. She and her family enjoy camping, hiking, and traveling. There’s always somewhere new to explore!
Kelly Sieczkowski, IBCLC, RLC
Kelly is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant with degrees in Sociology and Counseling. She has been a La Leche Leader since 2016 and an IBCLC in 2021. She found her
local La Leche Group when she had her own challenges with feeding her eldest son. La Leche’s support was invaluable and she found herself dedicated to helping other parents feed their children. She has personal experience with feeding post cesarean, NICU, home birth, tethered oral tissues, baby-led weaning, and weaning.
Kelly and her husband live in Elgin, IL with their 3 sons. Kelly is available for in-home lactation consultations in the greater Fox Valley area, Dekalb County, and western suburbs of Chicago
as well as in the office.
Kelly is committed to supporting all families in reaching their unique feeding goals and has additional interests in perinatal mental health.
Camile Rice, MSN, RN, IBCLC, RLC
Camile is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and Registered Nurse with a degree in Community Health from the University of Illinois. As a nurse, Camile worked in Labor and Delivery at a local Level III hospital where she also had the opportunity to get lactation experience in mother baby and NICU. Through helping moms manage their feeding challenges, and also overcoming her own struggles with breastfeeding her son, Camile realized her passion lay in working in lactation and supporting mothers in feeding their babies.
Camile and her husband live in Elgin, IL, with their son and daughter. Camile is available for home visits in the western suburbs of Chicago as well as office visits in Lombard. Camile’s personal experience includes: feeding after c-section, antenatal hand expression, tethered oral tissues, pumping, and weaning.
Camile believes that all moms’ breastfeeding experiences are unique and she is committed to supporting each mother in achieving their individual breastfeeding goals. She has additional interests in maternal mental health and pumping plans for back to work.
I was in pain, exhausted, and totally overwhelmed and Heather was incredibly knowledgeable, encouraging, and supportive!