Maria is staff Lactation Consultant and Clinical Practice Co-Coordinator at the International Breastfeeding Centre (IBC). Since 2003, she has been supporting families as a breastfeeding counsellor, doula, and childbirth educator. After having her third child Maria began to pursue the IBCLC designation. She has been an IBCLC since 2012 and currently has the pleasure of working at IBC while also continuing with her private practice. Maria, who is fluent in Spanish, enjoys empowering and supporting families in her roles as a Lactation Consultant, Clinical Practice Co-Coordinator, and teacher at the Centre for Breastfeeding Education.