Mothers unable to receive vital breastfeeding information, support from doctors, lactation consultants and educators. I am well acquainted with Facebook’s misogynistic views on breastfeeding and the female breast. I have been banned from the popular social media site numerous times over breastfeeding pictures, links, and even pictures of things in nature that kind of look like a breast or nipple! …Read More »
Rachelle Lesteshen is a Breastfeeding USA Breastfeeding Counselor and advocate based in Columbus, Ohio. She runs the facebook page and blog, Unlatched, where she provides evidence-based research on breastfeeding and formula use. She exposes predatory infant formula company tactics and violations of the WHO Code. Rachelle’s struggles with common "booby traps" cemented her passion for breastfeeding support. The mother of two young girls, she is also a full time childcare provider. In her “spare” time, she is working towards becoming an IBCLC. Rachelle’s advocacy has been recognized with appearances on local TV news programs and she has been interviewed by NPR – National Public Radio. Her other passions include cars, music, and science. She can be contacted at http://www.facebook.com/unlatched.