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Diana West

Diana West is an international board certified lactation consultant (IBCLC) and co-owner of Mahala Lactation and Perinatal Services, LLC (New Jersey). She is the author of Defining Your Own Success: Breastfeeding After Breast Reduction Surgery and co-author of Sweet Sleep: Nighttime and Naptime Strategies for the Breastfeeding Family; the 8th edition of La Leche League International’s The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding; The Breastfeeding Mother’s Guide to Making More Milk; the clinical monograph Breastfeeding After Breast and Nipple Procedures, and ILCA’s popular Clinician’s Breastfeeding Triage Tool. Diana is on the Editorial Review Board for the Journal of Clinical Education, a La Leche League Leader, and the Director of Media Relations for La Leche League International. She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and is the administrator of the BFAR.org, LowMilkSupply.org, and LactSpeak.com web sites. She lives with her three sons and one husband in the picturesque mountains of western NJ.