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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,, and web sites. She lives with her three sons and one husband in the picturesque mountains of western NJ.